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05/29/2020
Both chambers schedule committee hearings for the week of June 1-5
Committee hearings have been scheduled in both chambers of the General Assembly for the week of June 1 through 5. There will be no legislative session in either chamber.


 
05/27/2020
Committee to consider bill to permanently enact telemedicine insurance requirement
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted today to approve legislation to permanently require health insurers to comprehensively cover telemedicine visits.  
04/21/2020
Joint Legislative COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force created
President of the Senate Dominick J. Ruggerio and Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello today announced the formation of a Joint Legislative COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force. The first meeting is expected to be scheduled Thursday, April 30, with further details to be announced in the coming days.



 
04/17/2020
Rep. Williams praises Beacon Mutual Insurance for protecting frontline workers and essential personnel during pandemic
Rep. Anastasia P. Williams (D-Dist. 9, Providence) is praising Beacon Mutual Insurance for their announcement that they would be helping and protecting frontline workers and essential personnel by considering any COVID-19 infections suffered by these employees work-related, providing the worker with labor protections resulting from the work-related infection.


 
03/26/2020
Legislative leaders approve up to $300 million in emergency cash flow borrowing
Legislative leaders today approved an emergency measure to borrow up to $300 million to shore up cash flow problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and allow the state to continue to provide vital services.