Bad Bills 2019
Are state lawmakers helping to make Rhode Island a better or worse place to raise a family and build a career? Already ranking a dismal 47th on the Jobs & Opportunity Index, and with the worst business climate in America, the Center’s takes a position on the bills listed below with this in mind.
State lawmakers should not seek to blame the federal government for the high state and local taxes that they, themselves, have imposed on the private sector.
Mandating equal income outcomes by advancing political inequality is immoral & un-American. Again, politically correct legislation is being advanced in the GA based on a progressive myth.
H5541 would create a big brother Rhode Island health database to track information – without your consent.
Legislation would dramatically expand the definition of what constitutes a legal abortion in the state.
Medicaid Employer Assessment Tax another step down the Rhode to Serfdom!
RhodeMap RI is back! According to federal guidelines, acceptance of Section-8 vouchers are supposed be voluntary, but this legislation would make it a crime to do so in RI.
Below you will find a tracking tool for legislation being evaluated by the Center. The list of legislation is preliminary and will be adjusted throughout the General Assembly Session. Check back on this page often for updates.