Filippi Questions National Grid For Lack Of Preparedness In Washington County -- And Demands Puc Action
State House, Providence, RI – House Minority Leader and House District 36 Representative Blake Filippi has raised serious concerns about National Grid’s lack of storm preparations in Washington County.
HOUSE REPUBLICANS CALL FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY ON IGT CONTRACT EXTENSION AND TWIN RIVER COUNTER PROPOSAL
State House, Providence, RI – Today, House Republican Finance Committee members called for an independent study on the proposed IGT 20-year contract extension and the competing proposal from Twin River, Camelot, and Intralot.
State House, Providence – Today, the House Republican Caucus released its “Minority Report” detailing their success in advocating for issues, policies, and initiatives on behalf of Rhode Island taxpayers during the 2019 Legislative Session. This 2019 Legislative Session Recap is published online and is a detailed listing of successfully sponsored, co-sponsored, or caucus inspired bills and initiatives, along with their outcomes.
State House, Providence, RI – House Republican Deputy Whip Sherry Roberts announces her support for legislation to mandate a moment of silence in Rhode Island public schools on each anniversary of the War on Terror, commemorated on September 11th. She will join Senator Lou Raptakis in sponsoring a companion bill in the Rhode Island House in the upcoming legislative session.
Blake A. Filippi, House Republican Leader; Michael W. Chippendale, House Republican Whip
If government cannot care for the most vulnerable children, it has little business doing much else. That’s why we were genuinely relieved to learn of the sudden addition of 23 child welfare staff to Rhode Island’s Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) last week. It was a long overdue step to help protect children — a move we fought for with amendments to the Fiscal Year 2020 budget.
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