Topic: Spotlight on the Statehouse

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Spotlight on the statehouse: Jan. 30, 2014

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Tuition legislation, social media privacy, taxi taxes and firearm safety find their way into Statehouse news Jan. 23-30.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Jan. 23, 2014

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Several bills have been proposed in the Senate and House to reform the state’s registry for convicted felons and the parole eligibility requirements.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 11, 2013

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Courts would be able to order certain convicted domestic violence perpetrators “to wear an electronic monitoring device,” according to a press release.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 4, 2013

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Legislation that would require individuals interested in volunteering in the state’s schools to undergo criminal background checks passed in the House.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 21, 2013

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Legislation introduced Wednesday would make permanent a policy allowing undocumented immigrants who live in R.I. to pay in-state tuition at state colleges.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 14, 2013

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The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that prohibits landlords and superintendents from requiring tenants to have their pets declawed or ‘devocalized.’

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 7, 2013

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A state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ban individuals under the age of 21 from attending clubs that serve alcohol.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 28, 2013

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State legislators have introduced several bills intended to aid Rhode Island’s veterans as they return home from overseas deployments.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 7, 2013

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State legislators introduced a proposal to reinstate a policy of collecting data from traffic stops to curtail instances of racial profiling.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Jan. 31, 2013

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Same-sex marriage legislation, which passed the House last week, will likely be stalled in the Senate.