Paiva Weed moving from lawmaker to lobbyist

RESIGNING FROM HER POSITION as R.I. Senate President to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island puts M. Teresa Paiva Weed in the position of lobbying her former colleagues after a one-year period away from the General Assembly.
RESIGNING FROM HER POSITION as R.I. Senate President to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island puts M. Teresa Paiva Weed in the position of lobbying her former colleagues after a one-year period away from the General Assembly. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed on March 22 announced she would immediately leave her Statehouse leadership post to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, a health care trade organization. In so doing, she switched from the role of representative of the people to lobbyist, whose job is to influence political decision-makers.…

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