Rhode Island’s new “hands-free” law goes into effect on June 1, prohibiting any driver’s use of hand-held wireless communication devices, imposing a $100 fine for each violation.
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WARWICK, RI — On Monday, Mayor Scott Avedisian joined Governor Gina Raimondo, Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, other state and local officials to celebrate the […]
Rhode Island’s $9.2 billion 2018 state budget passed in the state senate Thursday and was signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo, along with the $2.7 million Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program, […]
STATE HOUSE — As part of its continuing efforts at justice reinvestment, the Rhode Island Senate today passed several bills introduced by Sen. Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) that […]
RHODE ISLAND — Rhode Island officials have roundly condemned President Donald J. Trump’s Friday executive order suspending all refugees from entry to the country for 120 days, specifically barring Syrian […]
CRANSTON, RI — Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced her proposal Monday to offer two years of free college to all Rhode Islanders during the Ministers Alliance of Rhode Island’s 34th […]
PROVIDENCE, RI –Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Melba Depeña-Affigne today announced additional extended office hours at DHS’ Providence and Woonsocket locations in an effort to reduce lobby wait times […]
“We’re not going away, so get ready,” said Rep. Patricia Serpa (D-Dist. 27, West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick), chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee, after four hours of grilling state officials […]
Mayor Scott Avedisian joined Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevine and David Cicilline, Governor Gina Raimondo, along with members from RIAC, Cardi Contruction and members of the […]
Warwick, RI — Gov. Gina Raimondo has vetoed the General Assembly’s legislation intended to ban revenge porn and sextortion on free speech grounds, drawing praise from media and free speech organizations, […]
The RI Senate voted 52-21 to approve the RhodeWorks truck tolling plan (S-2246) raising more than $300 million to repair state roads Thursday, with all three of Warwick’s senators voting […]
Gov. Gina Raimondo signed the CARE Act into law Aug. 12, which will keep family caregivers informed about their loved ones’ medical treatment.