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05/22/2020
Both chambers schedule committee hearings for the week of May 25-29
Committee hearings have been scheduled in both chambers of the General Assembly for the week of May 25-29. There will be no legislative session in either chamber.


 
05/19/2020
Rep. Diaz invites public to celebrate ninth annual Child Care Awareness Day online
Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence), chairwoman of the Permanent Legislative Commission on Child Care since 2008, has announced that Child Care Awareness Day will take place online tomorrow due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.


 
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.