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4/2/2019 MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Housing & Municipal Government Committee meets Thursday to hear testimony on ‘Vibrant RI’ economic development bills
STATE HOUSE – The Senate House and Municipal Government Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 4 at the RISE of the Senate (approximately 5 p.m.) in Room 310 of the State House to hear testimony on several bills within the Senate’s “Building a More Vibrant Rhode Island” package of bills to spur economic development in Rhode Island. 

The legislative initiatives propose action in a number of areas, including development, workforce training, housing, education, solar energy, and supporting small businesses and Rhode Island’s seafood industry.

The committee will be hearing testimony on the following bills within the package:
  • 2019-S 0688, sponsored by Sen. Frank Lombardo (D-Dist. 25, Johnston), authorizes building inspectors to affix their signatures to permits that pertain to work they inspect.
  • 2019-S 0691, sponsored by Senator Lombardo, expands the definition of "family member" for purposes of zoning ordinances.

For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903