Post Tagged with: "Rhode Island"

Joint Statement from Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont

“We are appalled at the findings of the independent investigation by the New York Attorney General. Governor Cuomo should resign from office.”

by August 4, 2021

Rep. Langevin Hosts Grant Workshop with NEA and RISCA for Disability Led & Serving Organizations

Grant workshop focused on funding from the American Rescue Plan Act Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, hosted a virtual grant workshop with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) for organizations from across the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Haven’t Visited The Wakefield Village Association RiverFire Summer Event Series Yet? There’s Still Time!

  The Wakefield Village Association (WVA) is proud to host the rekindling of the 2021 Wakefield RiverFire Summer Event Series. From the first fire lighting on June 24th, on the Saugatucket River in historic, downtown Wakefield, till it’s conclusion on Thursday evening August 19th, the Series features performers, local artisans,[Read More…]

by July 25, 2021

Congressman Langevin Votes to Protect Families From Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals’

  Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act, to protect families from toxic per- and poly- fluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals. Also known as “forever chemicals,” PFAS chemicals bioaccumulate in humans, leading to adverse health effects like cancer, infertility, impaired child development, high cholesterol, and thyroid[Read More…]

by July 22, 2021

Rebuild Woonsocket: Federal ARPA Funds are an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’ to Invest in the Community

Rebuild Woonsocket, a grassroots organization committed to mobilizing the community, is calling on the city government to do a more thorough job of gathering public input on how to use the over $36 million of ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds that we’re receiving from the federal government, to help[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021

Governor McKee Announces Choice for Department of Revenue Director

Governor Dan McKee announced today that he has nominated  to serve as Director of the Department of Revenue, replacing Jim Thorsen, who has taken the role of Director of the Department of Administration. “We’re building a team with a history of public service and sound financial experience,” said Governor McKee.[Read More…]

by June 19, 2021

This Week At The Rhode Island General Assembly: Week Ending June 11, 2021

  Bill strengthening agreement between state, IGT and Bally’s signed into law Legislation sponsored by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) was signed into law by Gov. Dan McKee, strengthening the agreement between the State of Rhode[Read More…]

by June 12, 2021

This Week At The Rhode Island General Assembly: Week Ending June 4, 2021

General Assembly approves new agreement with Bally’s, IGT The General Assembly approved amended legislation introduced by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) to strengthen the agreement between the State of Rhode Island and IGT and Bally’s Corporation,[Read More…]

by June 5, 2021

South Kingstown School Committee – The Trial of Nicole Solas: The School Committee Video

   

by June 3, 2021

This Week At The Rhode Island General Assembly: Week Ending May 28, 2021

Rhode Island Promise program permanently enacted The Assembly approved and the governor signed into law legislation (2021-H 5224A, 2021-H 0097A) sponsored by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) to eliminate the expiration date on the Rhode Island Promise program,[Read More…]

by May 29, 2021