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Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week. For more information on any of these items, visit rilegislature.gov/pressrelease. House passes minimum wage bill The House approved legislation (2021-H 5130A) more
Committee approves bill to permanently enact telemedicine insurance requirement The Senate Health and Human Services Committee recently voted to approve legislation that would permanently require health insurers to comprehensively cover telemedicine more
PORTSMOUTH — The School Committee has a strong message for state legislators: Don’t try to override Gov. Gina Raimondo’s veto of the “contract continuation” legislation … more
Both sides weigh in on the pros and cons of bringing legalized recreational marijuana to Rhode Island more
Concealed weapons would no longer be allowed on school grounds if the Bristol Town Council has its way. The council last Wednesday voted unanimously to support efforts to ban hidden guns from … more
Former State Rep. Ray Gallison is due back in court Thursday, and is expected to plead guilty to nine federal felonies. The disgraced former legislator was arraigned Jan. 27 on the charges — … more
Former state Rep. Raymond Gallison is expected to plead guilty to nine felony counts on March 9, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. The former Bristol legislator and House Finance … more
Former Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison will be spending a minimum of two years in federal prison, under a plea agreement announced this morning by the U.S. Attorney's … more
Former Rep. Ray Gallison may be on the hook for up to $500,000 of a former client's estate that he allegedly held onto for several years, a Barrington Probate Court judge ruled Monday … more
Former State Rep. Ray Gallison allegedly transferred money from a client’s estate into his own account, and appears to have been hiding more than $700,000 from the estate by the time he … more
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