Topic: Legislation

The Rhode Island General Assembly held an atypical Sept. session last Tuesday in an effort to resolve three issues left unaddressed in the summer.

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Rhode Island Senate meets for special session

September 25, 2017 0 comments

A legislative session of the Rhode Island General Assembly was held last Tuesday to resume issues left unaddressed in June.

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Rhode Island General Assembly passes parole, probation reform bills

September 25, 2017 0 comments

A package of six bills meant to reform the parole and probation system in Rhode Island officially passed in the R.I. General Assembly last week.

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Students introduce anti-trafficking act

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Students from unBUYnd, an anti-human-trafficking advocacy group, drafted the Rhode Island Transparency in Supply Chains Act.

R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

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R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island lawmakers have reintroduced the Reproductive Health Care Act to protect the right to have an abortion in the state.

Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State House

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Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State House

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, introduced a bill with several other representatives that would establish a single-payer health system in the state.