Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Political Buzz

New at the RI General Assembly

See also

The second week into the Rhode Island General Assembly’s new legislative session begins on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. This week both the House of Representatives and the Senate open their business at 4:00 p.m.

Senate calendar

The General Assembly released last Thursday the Senate’s business for Tuesday. On Tuesday, the Senate membership has the following actions up for their consent:

1. 2014-S 2043 An Act to Vacate the Forfeiture or Revocation of the Charter of Special Response Corporation, Inc.

Sponsored by Senator James E. Doyle, II (D-Dist. 8, Pawtucket)

2. 2014-S 2044 An Act to Vacate the Forfeiture or Revocation of the Charter of Dunn’s Corners Fire Department

Sponsored by Senator Dennis L. Algiere (R-Dist. 38, Charlestown, South Kingston and Westerly)

House Committee

In addition to the House meeting on Tuesday, one of the House Committees meets at 3:30 p.m. The House Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources will meet in Room 135 of the State House to discuss House bill 2014-H 7060, which is entitled An Act Relating to Motor and Other Vehicles –Retail Sale of Gasoline. The legislation was proposed by Representative Arthur Handy (D-Dist. 18, Cranston) and it authorizes the state to be supplied with the newest type of gasoline.

Up to date information on the business of the Rhode Island General Assembly, can be found at its website.

Advertisement

News

  • Obama's Asia trip
    President Obama arrives in Asia, though he's not necessarily getting a warm welcome
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Ferry survivors deal with guilt
    The few heroes of the Korean ferry disaster deal with unimaginable survivor's guilt
    World News
  • Biden in Ukraine
    Vice President Biden urges Moscow to avoid further unrest in Ukraine
    Politics
  • Pujols hits 500th home run
    Albert Pujols becomes the latest player to hit 500 home runs in his career
    Camera
    Sports
  • North Korean nuclear test?
    South Korea detects another possible nuclear test from North Korea
    Headlines
  • NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires
    NYPD's campaign designed to amicably engage New Yorkers and cops backfires horribly
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!