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07/20/2018Rep. Scott Slater Rep. Slater calls National Grid 19 percent rate increase request ‘unconscionable’
07/19/2018Sen. Joshua Miller ; Rep. John Edwards New law will help protect against insurance premium hikes
07/19/2018Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi ; Sen. Hanna Gallo ; Rep. Katherine Kazarian ; Sen. Dawn Euer ; Sen. Gayle Goldin ; Rep. Joseph McNamara Women's health bills ceremonially signed into law
07/18/2018Rep. Grace Diaz ; Sen. James A. Seveney New law would provide copay parity for mental health maintenance
07/18/2018Sen. Sandra Cano MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Cano to host Colombian Independence Day Celebration on Thursday night
07/18/2018Rep. Robert B. Lancia Rep. Lancia Welcomes Consulate General Sandeep Chakrovarty
07/17/2018Rep. Robert Phillips ; Rep. Stephen Casey ; Rep. Samuel Azzinaro Assembly includes $4 million in budget for Woonsocket job training center
07/16/2018Rep. Robert Phillips ; Sen. Roger Picard DMV launches web service to comply with Phillips, Picard legislation
07/16/2018Rep. Patricia Serpa Bill that outlaws battery cages for egg-laying hens becomes law
07/16/2018Sen. Roger Picard ; Rep. Robert Phillips DMV debuts new online option for commercial license document submissions
07/11/2018Sen. Ana B. Quezada ; Rep. Robert Craven Sen. Quezada and Rep. Craven’s bill amending speed camera legislation becomes law
07/11/2018Rep. Stephen Casey ; Sen. Stephen Archambault Legislation requiring attorney general to report annually on crimes involving guns becomes law
07/10/2018Sen. Joshua Miller ; Sen. Sandra Cano ; Rep. David Bennett Two new laws will increase Narcan availability to prevent overdose deaths
07/09/2018Sen. James Sheehan Sen. Sheehan declines legislator pay raise
07/09/2018Sen. Hanna Gallo ; Rep. Robert Craven Comprehensive Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act signed into law
07/09/2018Rep. Gregory Costantino Legislation to require notification of taxes due prior to motor vehicle registration signed into law
07/09/2018Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski ; Rep. John Edwards Legislation that would require colleges to develop suicide prevention policies signed into law
07/06/2018Sen. Dominick Ruggerio ; Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson Electronic smoking, vaping now included in workplace smoking ban
07/06/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Christopher Blazejewski New law establishes additional home-based care option
07/06/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Explosives laws updated to include IEDs
07/06/2018Rep. Mary Messier Governor signs enabling legislation to allow public financing of ballpark for Pawtucket Red Sox
07/06/2018Rep. Lauren H. Carson ; Sen. Dawn Euer New law requires state to notify businesses of impending road construction, provide assistance
07/06/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo New law raises penalty for DUI with kids in the vehicle
07/06/2018Sen. Harold Metts ; Rep. Scott Slater New law allows expungement of subsequently decriminalized crimes
07/06/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Donna Nesselbush Domestic violence prevention fund to be named for longtime advocate DeBare
07/06/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. William O'Brien Bill enacted to make sexual abuse reporting law more effective
07/06/2018Sen. Dawn Euer ; Rep. Brian Kennedy New law enacted to streamline food truck registration
07/06/2018Sen. Frank Ciccone ; Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Bill enacted to stiffen animal abuse penalties, including loss of animal custody
07/06/2018Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi ; Sen. Frank Lombardi Bill enacted to ban sale of unweaned puppies
07/05/2018Rep. Brian Kennedy ; Sen. Dominick Ruggerio Bill to eradicate substandard automobile airbags becomes law
07/05/2018Rep. Mia Ackerman ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Newly signed law requires hospitals to offer flu vaccines to patients 65 and over
07/05/2018Sen. James A. Seveney ; Rep. Dennis Canario Bill to permit homeless people with service animals to enter shelters becomes law
07/05/2018Rep. Joseph J. Solomon ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Governor signs legislation to introduce sexual consent education to school curriculum
07/05/2018Rep. Patricia Serpa ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Governor signs bill to prohibit animal mistreatment — failing to provide water, shelter, care
07/05/2018Rep. Joseph McNamara ; Sen. Gayle Goldin Governor signs bill to permit medical consent to minors for prenatal, delivery and postnatal care
07/05/2018Rep. Joseph McNamara ; Sen. Joshua Miller Governor signs law to require carbon monoxide detectors in schools
07/05/2018Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson General Assembly passes Rep. Vella-Wilkinson’s legislation relating to veterans
07/05/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Joshua Miller Governor signs bills empowering patients to curb possibility of opioid addiction
07/05/2018Sen. Dominick Ruggerio ; Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi Governor signs bill to facilitate I-195 project
07/05/2018Sen. Michael McCaffrey Governor signs bill to improve transparency in Hospital Conversion Act
07/05/2018Rep. Lauren H. Carson Carson to host constituent meeting July 11
07/05/2018Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne ; Rep. Mia Ackerman Bill banning fees for credit freezes now law
07/05/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Mia Ackerman Minors now banned from using tanning facilities in R.I.
07/05/2018Rep. Arthur Corvese ; Sen. Stephen Archambault Corvese, Archambault bill to promote elections integrity nationwide signed into law
07/05/2018Rep. Kenneth Marshall ; Sen. Donna Nesselbush Bill enacted to ban ‘gay or trans panic’ defense
07/05/2018Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne ; Rep. Dennis Canario New law distinguishes petsitters from kennels
07/05/2018Rep. Charlene Lima ; Sen. Dominick Ruggerio New law promotes adoption of research animals
07/03/2018Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne ; Rep. Dennis Canario Governor signs bill distinguishing petsitters from kennels
07/03/2018Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski ; Rep. Kenneth Marshall Governor signs bill that fixes longstanding conflict in law establishing Coastal Resources Management Council
07/03/2018Rep. William O'Brien Rep. O’Brien continues campaign against animal abuse with abuse reporting legislation signed into law
07/03/2018Sen. Harold Metts ; Rep. Mary Messier Governor signs bill that extends foreclosure mediation law
07/03/2018Rep. Deborah Ruggiero Two bills sponsored by Ruggiero signed into law
07/03/2018Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi ; Sen. Hanna Gallo Bill requiring insurers to cover mastectomies signed into law
07/03/2018Sen. Sandra Cano Senate passes resolution sponsored by Sen. Cano that requests governor to create a census participation committee
07/03/2018Rep. Katherine Kazarian ; Sen. Adam Satchell Rep. Kazarian and Sen. Satchell’s ‘RI School Social Workers Quality Assessment Act’ signed into law
07/03/2018Sen. Erin Lynch Prata ; Rep. Edith Ajello Sen. Lynch Prata and Rep. Ajello bill that bans restraints on pregnant prisoner transports signed into law
07/03/2018Sen. Joshua Miller ; Rep. William O'Brien Sen. Miller and Rep. O’Brien bill that requires drug abuse and suicide prevention in health education curriculum signed into law
07/03/2018Rep. Katherine Kazarian ; Sen. Dawn Euer Rep. Kazarian and Sen. Euer’s bill that safeguards access to contraception in RI signed into law
07/02/2018Rep. Mia Ackerman ; Sen. Erin Lynch Prata Governor signs bill to give Superior Court jurisdiction over child cruelty cases
07/02/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Carlos E. Tobon Sen. Goodwin and Rep. Tobon’s legislation addressing controversial Pawtucket transfer station proposal signed into law
07/02/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Hanna Gallo Governor signs Kristen’s Law
07/02/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Mia Ackerman Governor signs bill to ban tanning by minors
06/28/2018Sen. Ana B. Quezada Media Advisory: Quezada, McKee, Polisena to join event highlighting donation of Johnston fire trucks to Dominican Republic
06/27/2018Sen. Frank Ciccone ; Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Assembly OKs Ciccone, Nardolillo bill for stricter animal abuse penalties, including loss of animal custody
06/27/2018Rep. Patricia Serpa General Assembly OKs bill that would outlaw battery cages for egg-laying hens
06/27/2018Rep. Evan P. Shanley House passes Shanley resolution for commission to study Internet transparency and privacy protection
06/26/2018Sen. Dominick Ruggerio ; Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi Bill to assist St. Joseph's Pension System members signed into law
06/25/2018Rep. Gregory Costantino General Assembly OKs legislation to require notification of taxes due prior to motor vehicle registration
06/25/2018Rep. Stephen Casey ; Sen. Stephen Archambault General Assembly passes legislation requiring attorney general to report annually on crimes involving guns
06/25/2018Sen. Michael McCaffrey General Assembly approves bill to improve transparency in Hospital Conversion Act
06/23/2018Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski ; Rep. John Edwards General Assembly passes bill that would require colleges to develop suicide prevention policies
06/23/2018Sen. Dominick Ruggerio Assembly adds electronic smoking, vaping to workplace smoking ban
06/23/2018Sen. Harold Metts ; Rep. Scott Slater Legislators allow expungement for subsequently decriminalized crimes
06/23/2018Sen. Dawn Euer ; Rep. Brian Kennedy Bill streamlining food truck registration passes
06/23/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Christopher Blazejewski Lawmakers OK bill to provide new home-based care option
06/23/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Donna Nesselbush Domestic violence prevention fund to be named for longtime advocate DeBare under bill passed today
06/23/2018Rep. Nicholas Mattiello ; Sen. Joshua Miller General Assembly approves bills empowering patients to curb possibility of opioid addiction
06/23/2018Sen. Dominick Ruggerio ; Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi General Assembly OKs bill to facilitate I-195 project
06/23/2018Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi ; Sen. Hanna Gallo Assembly requires insurers to cover mastectomies
06/23/2018Sen. Ana B. Quezada ; Rep. Robert Craven Sen. Quezada and Rep. Craven’s bill amending speed camera legislation passes the General Assembly
06/23/2018Sen. Maryellen Goodwin ; Rep. Robert A. Nardolillo Lawmakers raise penalty for DUI with kids in the vehicle