The Rhode Island General Assembly passed laws addressing housing, lead pipes and abortion, among other issues, in its 2023 session running from January to June.
Yael SarigSenior Staff Writer
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A bill ensuring equitable coverage for healthcare procedures passes in the state House of Representatives and moves to the R.I. Senate.
Advocacy groups have expressed concern over possible discrimination and surveillance arising from the policy.
Twelve Democrats have announced their candidacy to fill Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District seat. The candidates are diverse, ranging from seasoned politicians to newcomers.
With staffing shortages and difficulties in contacting current Medicaid recipients, many are concerned that patients will not opt back into coverage, leaving them uninsured.
The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee recommended that the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act be held for further study at a March 6 hearing.
Rhode Island House Speaker K. Shekarchi has introduced a legislative package to combat the housing crisis in Rhode Island.
After several tumultuous months for RIPTA, Senator Dominick Ruggerio calls for resignation of RIPTA CEO, merger with RIDOT and Senate oversight hearing.
With Rhode Island facing a shortage of psychiatric residential care for girls, state officials are recommending sending patients as far as Missouri to receive adequate inpatient psychiatric care. To help address the shortage, state officials recently announced an expanded Psychiatric Residential ...
Gov. Dan McKee, alongside bill sponsors, recently held a press conference introducing legislation that would ban the sale of assault-style weapons, such as AR-15s, in Rhode Island. If the bill passes, the state will join nine others enacting bans on certain types of assault-style weapons.