RI House GOP Offer Bills to Restore Checks and Balances During a Declared State of Emergency and Legislation for Individual’s Right to Access
State House, Providence – Rhode Island House Republicans submitted legislation to ensure proper checks and balances on the Governor’s powers during a declared State of Emergency. They also submitted a bill – Designated Support --to ensure safe, personal contact with loved ones in congregate care facilities. These measures address the gaping holes in our emergency statutes that have been exposed over the past year under a government by executive order, with scarce legislative involvement.
RI Rep Chippendale Calls on GA Leadership to Address Grave Injustice to Disabled Students Seeking to Participate In RI Promise Scholarship Program
State House, Providence – Today, Rhode Island House Republican Whip Michael W. Chippendale sent the attached letter to Speaker Joseph K. Shekarchi and Senate President Dominick J Ruggerio. Chippendale is requesting corrective action to accommodate disabled students in the proposed legislation to make the RI Promise Scholarship Program permanent.
Representative Place and Senator Bell Co-sponsor Legislation Announce Launch of RI Interstate Compact to Phase Out Corporate Giveaways
State House, Providence – Rhode Island Deputy Minority Leader David Place and Rhode Island Senator Sam Bell have joined forces to launch a new initiative aimed at limiting costly corporate giveaways used to lure companies from neighboring states. They are seeking to enlist Rhode Island in an interstate compact that protects public investments now, and in the future.
State House, Providence – Today, Rhode Island House Republicans sent the attached letter to Governor Gina Raimondo.
State House, Providence - The Rhode Island House of Representatives Republican Caucus offers sincere congratulations to Justice Melissa A. Long upon her swearing in as a Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Providence, RI – In an effort to provide Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children with appropriate oversight while in the care of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), House Republicans submitted amendments to the proposed FY21 budget to address cuts in frontline staffing at DCYF by the Governor.
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