SENATE SOLDIERS SET TO VOTE ON RAIMONDO’S TOLL BILL

LEGISLATIVE ALERT

Senate Finance Committee Hearing – February 9, 2016

Capitol spotlight title1WEED-SPEAK
FROM: Senate President
TO: All Senate Associates

The Rhode Island Senate Finance ruling body is scheduled to have a ‘sit down’ on the record with the Boss’s Soldiers to make a marriage of the administration’s Tolling deal on February 9th, 2016 “for the nut”

SENATE SPONSORS OF GOVERNOR RAIMONDO’S TOLL BILL:

SPONSOR:
Senator Dominick J. Ruggerio – can be reached at (401) 222-3310.
* Senate Majority Leader
Ex-Officio Member of All Senate Committees
Senator Ruggerio is the “Dean,” or most senior member, of the Senate
*He is employed as an Administrator by the New England Laborers Labor Management Coop Trust.
He was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1985. ‘CAREER POLITICIAN’
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/senators/ruggerio/Pages/Biography.aspx

CO-SPONSOR:
Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weed – can be reached at (401) 222-6655
* President of the Senate – highest ranking position in the Senate
Ex-Officio Member of All Senate Committees
Senate President Paiva Weed is an attorney from Newport. * (No Firm listed)
She was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1992. ‘CAREER POLITICIAN’
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/senators/PaivaWeed/Pages/Biography.aspx

CO-SPONSOR:
Senator Louis P. DiPalma – can be reached at (401) 847-8540.
* First Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance
He is employed as a Technical Director for Raytheon.
He was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 2009. 
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/senators/DiPalma/Pages/Biography.aspx

CO-SPONSOR:
Senator Michael J. McCaffrey – * (No phone # listed)
* Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary
Member, Senate Committee on Housing & Municipal Government
Member, Senate Committee on Labor
Member, Senate Committee on Rules
A practicing attorney * (No Firm listed)
He was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1994. ‘CAREER POLITICIAN’
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/senators/McCaffrey/Pages/Biography.asp

CO-SPONSOR: 
Senator Maryellen Goodwin – can be reached at (401) 272-3102.
Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Agriculture
* Member, Senate Committee on Finance
Member, Senate Committee on Housing & Municipal Government
* Member, Senate Committee on Labor
Member, Senate Committee on Rules
She was first elected to the Senate in 1986. ‘CAREER POLITICIAN’
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/senators/goodwin/Pages/Biography.aspx

Senate Bill No. 2246
BY Ruggerio, Paiva Weed, Goodwin, DiPalma, McCaffrey
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — RHODE ISLAND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, RECONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE FUND TOLLS
01/28/2016 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
02/05/2016 Scheduled for consideration (02/09/2016)

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText16/SenateText16/S2246.pdf

For Legislative intent – see Updated ‘Glossary’ of Legislative Terms @
https://fedupinri.wordpress.com/2016/02/04/updated-glossary-of-legislative-terms/

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