State of Rhode Island secondary Archives: on Families & Children


Gina Raimondo: Passed paid sick leave; improved child care

We raised the minimum wage, and we're gonna do it again next year; We passed paid sick leave, because no Rhode Islander should have to choose between a paycheck and taking care of a sick child at home; We've improved the quality of child care so parents can have peace of mind while they're at work.
Source: 2019 State of the State address to Rhode Island legislature Jan 15, 2019

Bob Flanders: Senate candidates accused of sexual abuse should withdraw

A sampling of his views: The defiant GOP nominee Roy Moore should exit the U.S. Senate race in Alabama in light of the "serious" sexual-abuse charges lobbed against him. Congress should adopt "common-sense limitations" on the constitutional right to bear arms, including a ban on devices that turn guns into "massive killing machines," and it should remove "the incentive" for undocumented immigrants to sneak their children across the border, while making some "accommodation" for the children already here.
Source: Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race Nov 16, 2017

Gina Raimondo: Pass modern, common-sense paid sick leave laws

Let's make sure people have a fair shot by allowing them a day off if they're sick or their kid's sick. It's time to give every Rhode Islander an opportunity to earn paid leave if they're sick or if they need to care for a sick child or parent.

Our neighbors across most of New England and in states across the country--states run by Democrats and Republicans--have passed or introduced modern, common-sense paid sick leave laws. Let's do the same thing here in Rhode Island.

Source: 2017 State of the State address to Rhode Island Legislature Jan 17, 2017

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