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RHODE ISLAND HOUSE DEMOCRATS have Rhode Island House of Representatives have elected a new leadership team. / PBN FILE PHOTO BY NICOLE DOTZENROD.

Rhode Island House Democrats round out leadership team

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Democrats in the Rhode Island House of Representatives have elected a new leadership team that includes two women in key posts. Rep. Katherine...

House expected to vote Wednesday on $12.7B state budget for fiscal...

PROVIDENCE – A budget nearly a year in the making and delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be approved on Wednesday by...
SPEAKER-NOMINEE K. Joseph Shekarchi announced Tuesday a bipartisan House of Representatives task force to oversee the state's implementation of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Shekarchi appoints bipartisan House task force for vaccine distribution

PROVIDENCE – R.I. House of Representatives Speaker-nominee K. Joseph Shekarchi, D-Warwick, announced Tuesday a bipartisan House task force to oversee the state's implementation of...

R.I. House Republicans pick leadership; Democrats to caucus

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Republicans in the state House of Representatives said Wednesday that they've unanimously re-elected Blake Filippi as Minority Leader and Michael Chippendale...

Measure to accelerate mobile sports betting moves to R.I. House

PROVIDENCE – A critical committee of the Rhode Island House of Representatives pushed forward Tuesday a measure that would allow sports bettors to register...

R.I. House Judiciary Committee passes bill for state name change on...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary voted unanimously on Tuesday for a bill that would put a question on November's...

R.I. Senate passes bill requiring insurers to cover telemedicine

PROVIDENCE – Legislation that requires permanent coverage of telemedicine visits by health insurance companies has been approved by the R.I. Senate. The measure, 2020-S 2525,...

R.I. House passes bill banning manufacture, sale of ‘ghost guns,’ untraceable...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. House of Representatives passed legislation by Rep. Patricia Serpa, D-West Warwick, that effectively outlaws 3D-printed guns or other undetectable firearms. The...

State representative revives effort to cap interest on payday loans

PROVIDENCE – Rep. John J. Lombardi, D-Providence, has once again submitted legislation proposing to cap annual interest rates on payday loans. The bill submitted to...
CHRISTIANSEN CAPITAL ADVISORS has been awarded a contract to review the proposed IGT lottery contract being reviewed by the R.I. General Assembly. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

GA hires firm to review proposed IGT lottery contract

PROVIDENCE – Christiansen Capital Advisors LLC has been contracted by the R.I. House of Representatives to conduct an independent review of International Game Technology...

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