Topic: State House

State to consider raising minimum wage

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State to consider raising minimum wage

March 15, 2018 0 comments

On March 14, a fight was taking place at the Rhode Island State House — the fight for higher pay. The State Senate Committee on Labor heard four bills yesterday intended to raise the minimum wage.

The United Health Infrastructure Project obstructed many residents from receiving their benefits. The discussion also highlighted the state’s poor timeliness rate for the processing of food stamp applications.

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Committee on Oversight reviews lawsuits about insurance, food stamps

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Over a year after the faulty implementation of the United Health Infrastructure Project, the R.I. House Committee on Oversight is still finding a way forward.

Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

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Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

October 5, 2017 0 comments

A bill that would cap the proportion of registered sex offenders in homeless shelter beds at 10 percent for shelters passed in the Rhode Island State House.

Onna Moniz-John’s mobile museum showcases artifacts of black history collected over nearly 40 years and draws attention to modern injustices.

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Mobile museum of black history stops at State House

November 16, 2016 0 comments

East Providence resident Onna Moniz-John kicked off a seven-stop tour of her exhibit, “Mobile Museum of Black Artifacts,” at the R.I. State House Nov. 10.

Voters show support for driving privileges bill

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Voters show support for driving privileges bill

March 17, 2016 0 comments

Over 100 Rhode Islanders gathered at a Statehouse hearing Tuesday evening.

Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

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Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

February 24, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Syrians in Providence

Students and community members gathered at the State House Monday to protest the non-profit organization Americans for Peace and Tolerance.