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02/17/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg ; Sen. Adam Satchell Rep. Regunberg, Sen. Satchell introduce legislation to establish a 19 percent fairness fee on carried interest
02/17/2017Rep. Charlene Lima Rep. Lima requests Attorney General and State Police start a criminal and/or civil investigation into the Deloitte
02/17/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello Speaker Mattiello announces RI ranked as 5th best state for animal protection laws
02/17/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro Rep. Casimiro welcomes Girl Scout Troop 821 to the State House
02/17/2017Rep. Deborah Ruggiero Rep. Ruggiero’ latest ‘Aging in the Community’ bill would increase property tax relief for low-income seniors
02/17/2017Rep. Scott Slater Rep. Slater introduces bill to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational cannabis for RI adults
02/16/2017Rep. Evan P. Shanley Rep. Shanley bill would allow tenants to break lease if secondhand smoke problems not rectified
02/16/2017Rep. Antonio Giarrusso Sr. Deputy Minority Leader Anthony Giarrusso Submits Legislation Recognizing Historic Cemeteries
02/16/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa House committee passes Rep. Serpa legislation that would ban insurers from halting substance abuse treatment
02/15/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee to consider appointment of Trista Piccola as head of DCYF
02/15/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House GOP Members to Propose Changes to House Rules Legislation
02/15/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado Rep. Maldonado bill would create standards for law enforcement in responding to immigration detainers
02/15/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Rep. McNamara, Sen. Lynch Prata introduce specialty license plate that would benefit Gaspee Days Committee
02/15/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed Senate leaders present package of bills to better prevent and treat mental illness
02/14/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg Representative Regunberg introduces bill to push back against Trump border wall
02/14/2017Rep. Teresa Tanzi Rep. Tanzi introduces legislation to keep guns away from domestic abusers
02/14/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado Rep. Maldonado bill would require cities, towns to adhere to right to counsel when prosecuting in municipal court
02/13/2017Sen. Louis DiPalma MEDIA ADVISORY: Health Literacy Commission to meet on Tuesday
02/13/2017Sen. Louis DiPalma Sen. DiPalma bill would equalize teacher retirement contributions between state and municipalities
02/13/2017Rep. Anastasia Williams Rep. Williams bill would exempt natural hair braiders from cosmetology license
02/13/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee to hear school bus seat belts, financial responsibility bills
02/13/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg MEDIA ADVISORY: Solitary Confinement Study Commission to hear testimony from prison health experts
02/13/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed ; Sen. Joshua Miller MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate leaders to present package of mental health bills
02/13/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance meets on Wednesday to hear budget articles
02/10/2017Rep. Gregg Amore Rep. Amore bill on care for medically-fragile students heard in committee
02/10/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado Rep. Maldonado named ‘Extraordinary Woman’ by Woman Development Institute
02/10/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa MEDIA ADVISORY: House Oversight Committee hearing will follow up on Unified Health Infrastructure Project
02/10/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte ; Sen. Joshua Miller MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Finance and Sen. HHS committees to meet on Tuesday on Medicaid non-emergency transportation
02/10/2017Sen. Louis DiPalma Sen. DiPalma bill would create senior services grant program
02/10/2017Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady House Commission on Vulnerable Populations set to hear victim testimony on Tuesday
02/08/2017Rep. Joy Hearn ; Rep. Jason Knight Reps. Hearn and Knight urge constituents to vote for Barrington High School app team
02/08/2017Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: General Assembly cancels session, all committee meetings for Thursday due to impending snowstorm
02/08/2017Rep. Helder J. Cunha Rep. Cunha introduces legislation for retiree tax break on sewer bills
02/07/2017Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg Senator Goodwin, Representative Regunberg introduce earned sick days legislation
02/07/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara House passes McNamara legislation to establish deadlines for the safety assessment of school buildings
02/07/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Representative Robert Lancia to Co-Host Along with Sean Holley, 2nd Annual Black History Month Rhode Island Youth Reading Club Event
02/07/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan R.I. boy, 9, wants to be president and says Minority Leader Patricia Morgan is one of his political heroes
02/06/2017Rep. Robert Craven MEDIA ADVISORY: House Labor to meet Thursday on minimum wage bills
02/06/2017Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Goodwin, Rep. Regunberg to hold press conference Tuesday on sick days legislation
02/06/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Casimiro highlights Year Up Providence graduation on Wednesday
02/06/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara MEDIA ADVISORY: House Health, Education and Welfare Committee to hear legislation on school and youth programs
02/06/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday to begin budget hearings
02/06/2017Rep. Lauren H. Carson Rep. Carson introduces older citizens legislative package
02/06/2017Rep. Cale Keable MEDIA ADVISORY: House Judiciary Committee to hear several bills relating to motor vehicles
02/06/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa MEDIA ADVISORY: House Oversight Committee hearing will follow up on Unified Health Infrastructure Project
02/06/2017Sen. Dominick Ruggerio Senate Majority Leader Ruggerio bill would create stiff penalties for assaulting a delivery person
02/03/2017Sen. Daniel Da Ponte ; Sen. Joshua Miller Joint Senate Finance and Health and Human Services meeting on Tuesday on repeal of Affordable Care Act
02/03/2017Rep. Gregory Costantino Rep. Costantino asks House Oversight Committee to assess the Division of Motor Vehicles
02/02/2017Rep. Carol Hagan McEntee Rep. McEntee bill that shields higher-ed researchers from climate change denier attacks passes House
02/02/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan House Minority Caucus members call upon governor and attorney general to release all documents related to 38 Studios investigation
02/02/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado Rep. Maldonado introduces, House honors Central Falls officers who rescued seven people from burning building
02/02/2017Sen. Walter Felag Sen. Felag introduces bill to raise RI earned income tax credit
02/02/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Senator Morgan proposes term limits
02/02/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg ; Sen. Jeanine Calkin Representative Regunberg, Senator Calkin introduce legislation to reduce fossil fuel reliance
02/02/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey Senate passes package of McCaffrey bills to overhaul probation, parole system
02/02/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan Senator Morgan proposes drug testing for welfare recipients
02/01/2017Rep. Robert Phillips Rep. Phillips legislation would create governor/lieutenant governor ticket, four-year terms for legislators
02/01/2017Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate to vote on package of justice reinvestment bills
02/01/2017Rep. Patricia Serpa With court settlement, House Oversight Chairwoman Patricia Serpa calls for release of 38 Studios documents
01/31/2017Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien introduces bill to preserve free RIPTA rides for elderly and disabled
01/31/2017Rep. Helder J. Cunha Rep. Cunha introduces bill increasing tax deduction for tuition savings programs
01/31/2017Rep. J. Aaron Regunberg ; Sen. Jeanine Calkin MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Regunberg, Sen. Calkin to hold press conference Thursday on carbon pricing legislation
01/31/2017Rep. Marvin Abney MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance will hold budget briefing on Thursday
01/30/2017Rep. Cale Keable MEDIA ADVISORY: House Judiciary Committee to hear package of justice reinvestment bills
01/30/2017Sen. Michael McCaffrey MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee to consider package of justice reinvestment bills
01/30/2017Rep. Joseph McNamara MEDIA ADVISORY: House Health, Education and Welfare Committee to consider legislation on school building safety
01/30/2017Rep. Lauren H. Carson Tourism commission to meet on Friday at T.F. Green Airport
01/30/2017Rep. Deborah Ruggiero Rep. Ruggiero introduces legislation to address needs of ‘Aging in the Community’ in Rhode Island
01/30/2017Rep. Patricia Morgan Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Pens Letter to President Trump Seeking Much Needed Federal Assistance for All Rhode Islanders
01/30/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Rep. Lancia to introduce legislation aimed at sex offenders
01/30/2017Rep. Julie A. Casimiro Rep. Casimiro’s bill would repay North Kingstown Fire Dept. for patrolling Narragansett Bay
01/30/2017Rep. Shelby Maldonado ; Rep. Carlos E. Tobon Rhode Island Legislative Black and Latino Caucus decries immigration policy trends in new administration
01/27/2017Sen. Elaine J. Morgan ; Sen. Thomas J. Paolino Sens. Morgan, Paolino co-sponsor line-item veto initiative
01/27/2017Sen. Joshua Miller ; Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Environment and Agriculture, Health and Human Services committees to hear water quality report
01/27/2017Rep. Dennis Canario Rep. Canario introduces bill to protect grandparents’ rights in placement of abused children
01/27/2017Rep. John Edwards Rep. Edwards bill would create Joint Committee of the Repealer to identify outdated, business-unfriendly laws
01/27/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Representative Robert Lancia Introduces Legislation to Create an Office of Inspector General to Help Root Out Political Corruption
01/26/2017Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien reintroduces bill that terminates parental rights of rapists
01/26/2017Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Representative Robert Nardolillo Asks Governor Raimondo and Mayor Elorza to Consider Actions Regarding Sanctuary Cities
01/26/2017Rep. Robert J. Quattrocchi Representative Bob Quattrocchi Seeks to Have Documents Related to 38 Studios Released
01/24/2017Sen. Leonidas Raptakis State Sen. Raptakis introduces bills to establish line-item veto and Office of Inspector General
01/24/2017Sen. Leonidas Raptakis State Sen. Raptakis introduces bill to raise minimum wage to $10 per hour
01/24/2017Rep. Robert B. Lancia Representative Robert Lancia Announces Prayer Breakfast at Rhode Island College
01/24/2017Rep. Grace Diaz Rep. Diaz opposes Paolino plan for old St. Joseph’s Hospital
01/23/2017Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien introduces car tax relief bill
01/23/2017Sen. Walter Felag MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Committee on Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs to meet Wednesday on Twin River Tiverton and Veterans’ Home
01/23/2017Rep. Lauren H. Carson Rep. Carson highlights legislative priorities for 2017 session
01/23/2017Rep. Robert J. Quattrocchi Representative Bob Quattrocchi Assigned to House Committees
01/23/2017Rep. Mia Ackerman Ackerman legislation would establish ‘Get on Your Feet’ student loan forgiveness program in Rhode Island