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03/23/2017Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson House panel hears testimony on sex offender bills sponsored by Rep. Vella-Wilkinson
03/23/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed Senate Democrats will caucus today at 3 p.m.
03/23/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro Rep. Casimiro welcomes North Kingstown middle school student to House as ‘Representative for a Day’
03/23/2017Sen. Dominick Ruggerio ; Sen. Michael McCaffrey ; Sen. Maryellen Goodwin Dominick Ruggerio elected Senate President, Michael McCaffrey elected Senate Majority Leader, Maryellen Goodwin will be Senate Majority Whip
03/23/2017Rep. John Edwards House passes Edwards bill allowing self-sealing tires as substitute for jack and spare
03/23/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Representative Robert Lancia Testifies About Sex Offender Population in Cranston Before House Judiciary Committee
03/23/2017Rep. David Bennett House OKs Bennett bill nixing state residency requirements for police, firefighters
03/23/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa Rep. Serpa receives ‘Making a Difference Award’ from LeadingAge RI for highlighting UHIP problems
03/23/2017Rep. David A. Coughlin, Jr. Rep. Coughlin introduces bill to have dismissed traffic offenses expunged within 48 hours
03/22/2017Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson Rep. Vella-Wilkinson hosts presentation by Melissa Darigan on women’s history
03/22/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Testifies Before House Labor Committee On Legislation to Increase Prevailing Wage Cap For Small Building Project Competition
03/22/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa House passes Rep. Serpa legislation that would ban insurers from halting substance abuse treatment
03/22/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate president to hold news conference today at the rise
03/22/2017Rep. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell ; Sen. Jeanine Calkin Working Rhode Islanders, business owners and community leaders rally for $15 minimum wage
03/22/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Submits Legislation to Isolate 911 and Other Money from Telecommunications Providers
03/22/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed Senator Paiva Weed named new president of Hospital Association of Rhode Island
03/21/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa MEDIA ADVISORY: House Oversight Committee hearing will review state’s Medicaid transportation services
03/21/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara ; Sen. Walter Felag Rep. McNamara, Sen. Felag join AARP in announcing introduction of Livable Home Tax Credit Act
03/21/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Testifies on Legislation for DLT Negotiation Training for Town Officials
03/21/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello Auditor General releases findings and management comments from audit of state’s Fiscal 2016 financial statements
03/21/2017Rep. Lauren H. Carson Carson to host constituent meeting with Treasurer Magaziner
03/21/2017Rep. Thomas Winfield ; Rep. Gregory Costantino Smithfield reps urge neighbors to tell Smithfield’s story
03/21/2017Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi Majority Leader Shekarchi to be honored by National Council for Behavioral Health for ‘Excellence in Advocacy”
03/21/2017Sen. Frank Ciccone ; Rep. Anastasia Williams Sen. Ciccone and Rep. Williams hold press conference on bill allowing DMV driving privileges to undocumented residents
03/21/2017Rep. Robert Craven Rep. Craven’s revenge porn and sextortion legislation passes the House
03/20/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara ; Sen. Walter Felag MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. McNamara, Sen. Felag to join AARP at press conference to announce Livable Home Tax Credit Act
03/20/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Finance to meet several times this week to hear department budgets and budget articles
03/20/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte ; Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Reorganization of Public Safety focus of joint Senate Finance, Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday
03/20/2017Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien points to recent animal cruelty charge in North Providence that animal protection laws are working
03/20/2017Rep. Robert J. Quattrocchi Legislation for a State-Wide Commission To Study Improved Recycling For Multifamily Complexes in Rhode Island
03/20/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Proposes Amendment to Central Coventry Fire District Charter
03/20/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara MEDIA ADVISORY: House Health, Education and Welfare Committee to hear legislation on schools, sight and hearing-impaired
03/20/2017Sen. Donna Nesselbush ; Sen. Joshua Miller Hearing tomorrow on bill banning ‘conversion therapy’ for children
03/20/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Representative Robert Lancia to Host Superintendent and Principals from District 16 at Rhode Island State House
03/20/2017Rep. Sherry Roberts State-Wide Commission to Study Improved Recycling For Multifamily Complexes in Rhode Island Proposed Before Municipal Government Committee
03/20/2017Sen. Frank Ciccone Sen. Ciccone blasts Mayor Elorza over closure of Plainfield Street ramp on 6-10 Connector
03/20/2017Sen. Frank Ciccone MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Ciccone to hold press conference on Tuesday regarding legislation to grant driving privileges to immigrants
03/20/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance to meet twice this week to hear car tax, Amazon tax, and other budget articles
03/20/2017Sen. Paul Fogarty Media Advisory: Senate Labor Committee to hear employees’ rights bills
03/20/2017Sen. Jeanine Calkin ; Rep. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell Rally Wednesday for ‘Fight for $15’ legislation
03/20/2017Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee to hear presentation, legislation on energy issues
03/20/2017Rep. Cale Keable House Judiciary Committee to hear bills on elections, immigration enforcement
03/17/2017Rep. Arthur Corvese Corvese bill would create animal abuse registry
03/17/2017Rep. Joy Hearn ; Rep. Jason Knight Reps. Hearn and Knight to host conversation with General Treasurer Seth Magaziner on pension system
03/17/2017Rep. Sherry Roberts Representative Sherry Roberts Testifies Before the House Committee on Municipal Government Regarding Coventry’s Fire Districts
03/17/2017Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson Rep. Vella-Wilkinson bill would extend benefits to gay veterans who received ‘Undesirable’ discharge
03/16/2017Sen. Walter Felag Sen. Felag introduces RI Livable Home Tax Credit legislation
03/16/2017Rep. Carlos E. Tobon Rep. Tobon reintroduces bill requiring the listing of all ingredients on cosmetics
03/16/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Introduces Package of Municipal Spending Reduction Tools
03/16/2017Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Representative Robert Nardolillo III. Submits Legislation Aimed At Protecting Families with a Disabled Parent
03/16/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Testifies Before the Committee on Health, Education and Welfare on Bills Standing Up for Physicians in Rhode Island
03/16/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Senator Morgan proposes state employees electronically record work hours
03/16/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Sen. Morgan bill would qualify mobile homes for affordable housing goals
03/16/2017Sen. Nicholas Kettle Kettle proposes bill to reduce business regulations
03/16/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Senator Morgan to welcome Billy Gilman to Senate chamber
03/16/2017Rep. Evan P. Shanley Rep. Shanley bill would enable electronic filing for licenses, permits and registrations
03/16/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg ; Sen. Adam Satchell Strong Economy for All Coalition announces campaign to end the carried interest tax loophole
03/15/2017Rep. Kathleen A. Fogarty MEDIA ADVISORY: House Municipal Government Committee to consider bill banning local requirements for police to live in town
03/15/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: House and Senate to celebrate Saints Patrick and Joseph to honor Irish and Italian culture
03/15/2017Rep. Brian Kennedy MEDIA ADVISORY: House of Representatives to honor recording artist and Rhode Island native Billy Gilman
03/15/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro Rep. Casimiro introduces bill to include mobile homes as low and moderate income housing
03/15/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg ; Sen. Adam Satchell Strong Economy for All Coalition to hold press conference announcing campaign to end the carried interest tax loophole
03/13/2017Rep. Evan P. Shanley Rep. Shanley bill would establish the ‘Get on Your Feet’ student loan forgiveness program in Rhode Island
03/13/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance meeting twice this week to hear free tuition and economic development tax credits budget articles
03/13/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: House and Senate cancel both legislative sessions and committee meetings due to snow
03/13/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Finance to meet twice to hear budget articles
03/13/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed ; Rep. Marvin Abney ; Rep. Lauren H. Carson ; Sen. Louis DiPalma Plans announced to reconfigure Pell Bridge ramps
03/13/2017Rep. Teresa Tanzi Tanzi celebrates funding for local bike path expansions
03/09/2017Sen. Hanna Gallo Senator Hanna Gallo named grand marshal of 58th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in West Warwick
03/09/2017Sen. Donna Nesselbush ; Rep. Joy Hearn Sen. Nesselbush, Rep. Hearn host reception for International Women’s Day at State House
03/09/2017Rep. Dennis Canario ; Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne Attorney general, others announce opposition to marijuana legalization
03/09/2017Rep. Cale Keable Representative Keable introduces bill to require compliance with the energy facility siting board process
03/08/2017Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi Leader Shekarchi, Treasurer Magaziner seek to expand support for children who witness violent crime
03/08/2017Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne Senator Coyne takes aim at human trafficking with comprehensive legislation
03/08/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi ; Rep. Patricia Serpa The Humane Society announces 2016 Humane State Legislator Award recipients
03/08/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House panel hears Rep. Morgan's resolution on creating child abuse/animal abuse cross-reporting system
03/08/2017Sen. Stephen Archambault Sen. Archambault legislation would curb surprise medical billing by providing a dispute resolution process
03/08/2017Rep. Arthur Corvese Rep. Corvese bill outlines punishment for fentanyl possession passes House Judiciary
03/08/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara Rep. McNamara introduces package of legislation to help senior citizens by easing the tax burden
03/07/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg MEDIA ADVISORY: Solitary Confinement Study Commission schedules panel discussion on ideas and proposals
03/07/2017Sen. Jeanine Calkin ; Rep. Susan R. Donovan Sen. Calkin, Rep. Donovan introduce bill that would update rules about paying overtime to professionals
03/06/2017Rep. Cale Keable MEDIA ADVISORY: House Judiciary Committee to hear several bills relating to animal protection
03/06/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara MEDIA ADVISORY: House Health, Education and Welfare Committee to hear animal-related legislation, child transportation bills
03/06/2017Sen. Gayle Goldin Goldin introduces fair pay, paid family leave bills as world observes International Women’s Day
03/06/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Senator Morgan bill would require posting human trafficking assistance signs
03/06/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee to hear legislation on improving mental health in Rhode Island
03/06/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Finance to meet Tuesday and Thursday on budget articles
03/06/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro Rep. Casimiro, Treasurer Magaziner seek to return more unclaimed property to Rhode Islanders
03/06/2017Sen. Donna Nesselbush ; Rep. Joy Hearn MEDIA ADVISORY: General Assembly to celebrate International Women’s Day
03/06/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance to meet Tuesday and Thursday on budget articles
03/06/2017Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Rep. Nardolillo submits resolution to Congress to prevent voter fraud
03/06/2017Sen. Joshua Miller MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Health & Human Services Committee to meet twice this week to hear improving mental health package
03/06/2017Sen. Hanna Gallo MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Education Committee to hear legislation on improving mental health in Rhode Island
03/03/2017Rep. Teresa Tanzi Rep. Tanzi introduces legislation that would raise tobacco purchase age to 21
03/03/2017Rep. Dennis Canario Rep. Canario introduces bill to create a study commission on marijuana legalization
03/03/2017Rep. Mia Ackerman Rep. Ackerman, House of Representatives honor police officers who saved elderly couple from fire
03/03/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi Speaker Mattiello and Leader Shekarchi serve breakfast to raise funds for culinary education and the Cranston Animal Shelter
03/02/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed Senate President, Governor Discuss Rhode Island’s Promise Free College Proposal at Rogers High School
03/02/2017Rep. Brian Newberry Rep. Brian C. Newberry submits legislation requiring civic literacy in local schools
03/02/2017Sen. Dominick Ruggerio Ruggerio bill would repeal clothing tax
03/02/2017Rep. Robert Phillips Rep. Phillips responds to governor’s tuition proposal, calls for improved funding of career and technical education
03/01/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate to consider advice and consent to appointment of Trista Piccola as head of DCYF
03/01/2017Rep. Alex Marszalkowski Rep. Marszalkowski introduces bill to establish Public Corruption & White Collar Crime Unit in Attorney General’s office
03/01/2017Rep. Gregg Amore Rep. Amore bill would tie municipal school funding to inflation or change in pupil numbers
03/01/2017Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien introduces bill to require all new school buses equipped with seat belts
03/01/2017Rep. James McLaughlin Rep. McLaughlin legislation would provide daycare for children of service members on active duty
03/01/2017Rep. Katherine Kazarian Rep. Kazarian introduces bill prohibiting level III sex offenders from permanent hotel stays
03/01/2017Rep. Helder J. Cunha Rep. Cunha bill creates $500 sewer rate tax credit
03/01/2017Rep. Michael Chippendale ; Rep. Blake Anthony Filippi ; Rep. Justin Price Members of House Minority Caucus Meet with Leaders From Rhode Island’s Regional School Districts
02/28/2017Sen. Hanna Gallo MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Education Committee to hear bills relating to health and safety of pupils
02/28/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Travels to Thailand to Help Women Candidates International Republican Institute Seeks to Strengthen Developing Democracies
02/28/2017Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Rep. Robert Nardolillo III blasts Governor Raimondo over new tourism campaign
02/28/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara House passes McNamara bill to ban dangerous new opioid U-47700, known on the street as ‘pink’
02/27/2017Sen. Harold Metts ; Rep. Shelby Maldonado MEDIA ADVISORY: General Assembly will celebrate Black History Month this week at the State House
02/27/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance meeting three times this week to hear budget articles
02/27/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Finance to hear testimony on Northeast Corridor rail proposal
02/27/2017Sen. Joshua Miller MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Health & Human Services Committee meets on Tuesday
02/27/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee to hear legislation on criminal procedures, offenses
02/27/2017Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee to hear overview of greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan
02/27/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa MEDIA ADVISORY: House Oversight Committee hearing will follow up on Unified Health Infrastructure Project
02/27/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado MEDIA ADVISORY: Low and Moderate Income Housing Commission to hear from various municipal officials
02/27/2017Rep. Blake Anthony Filippi House Committee on Judiciary to hear two privacy protection bills introduced by House Minority Whip Blake A. Filippi
02/24/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro ; Sen. James Sheehan Rep. Casimiro and Sen. Sheehan introduce ‘Honor and Remember Flag’ legislation
02/24/2017Sen. Ryan Pearson Pearson named to Finance, Education committees; chairs Subcommittee on Education, Commerce, Municipal Aid
02/23/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed Speaker Mattiello and President Paiva Weed welcome Norwegian Airlines to T.F. Green
02/23/2017Sen. James A. Seveney Sen. Seveney to introduce legislation that would require certification for software engineers
02/23/2017Sen. Nicholas Kettle Kettle introduces bill to combat food stamp fraud
02/22/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa House Oversight Chair Serpa requests independent review of UHIP by auditor general
02/22/2017Sen. Ana B. Quezada Sen. Quezada introduces legislation to protect employees from wrongful discharge