2022 Legislative Activity

Budget

  • Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns Statement on the

    House FY2023 Budget (6/10/22) (PDF)

  • League Analysis of Governor’s FY 2023 Budget (2/3/22) (PDF)

  • Letter to Governor McKee on FY 2023 Budget Priorities (11.29.21) (LTR)

Legislative Testimony/Communications

  • On extending the Historic Tax Credits Program (House Finance, 5/17, H7754) (PDF)
  • On Smoothing Decreases to Local Education Aid (Senate Finance, 5/17, S2312) (PDF)
  • On the Taxation of Renewable Energy Land (House Municipal Government, 5/12, H8220) (PDF)
  • On State Library Aid Funding (House Finance, 5/4, H7916) (PDF)
  • On Extending and Expanding School Construction Bonuses (Senate Education, 5/4, S2840 (PDF), House Finance, 5/10, H7019/7609 (PDF)
  • Support of Reforming the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights (Senate Judiciary, 5/3/22, S2718) (PDF)
  • Opposition to PTSD Presumption Mandate (House Finance, 4/27/22, H7796) (PDF)
  • On Housing Maintenance & Occupancy Code (House Municipal Government, 4/27/22, H8121) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Mandatory Tax Exemption for Dairy Farms (Senate Housing, 4/26/22, S2339) (PDF)
  • Support of Reforms to Energy Facility Siting Act (House Corporations, 4/25/22, H8147; Senate Judiciary, 4/26/22, S2392) (PDF)
  • On Amendments to the Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Act (House Municipal Government, 4/12/22, H7943; House Municipal Government, 4/27/22, H7949) (PDF)
  • On the Body-worn Camera Regulation Act (House Judiciary, 4/13/22, H7937) (PDF)
  • On Amending the Comprehensive Community-Police Relationship Act of 2015 (House Judiciary, 4/13/22, H7711 (PDF); Senate Judiciary, 5/3/22, S2913) (PDF)
  • Support of Municipal Aid in the Governor’s FY 2023 Budget Proposal (House Finance, 4/7/22, H7123) (PDF)
  • On Accessory Dwelling Units & Mobile-Manufactured Housing (Senate Housing, 4/5/22, S2479 & S2623; House Municipal Government, 4/12/22, H7942 & H7948) (PDF)
  • On Removing Liability Protections for Municipally Owned Land (House Judiciary, 4/5/22, H8037) (PDF)
  • On Modifications to the Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Act (House Municipal Government, 3/31/22, H7941 & H7945) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Eliminating Single-Family Zoning (House Municipal Government, 3/22/22, H6638) (PDF)
  • On Establishing a Statewide Database for Municipal Ordinances (House Municipal Government, 3/22/22, H7578) (PDF)
  • On Statewide Regulations of Municipal Parking Bans (House Municipal Government, 3/17/22, H7954) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Establishing a 20% Cap on Property Valuation Increases (House Municipal Government, 3/2/22, H7465) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Local Preemption in Plastic Bag Ban (Senate Environment, 3/30/22, S2446) (PDF)
  • On Legalizing Adult Use Recreational Marijuana (Senate Judiciary, 3/15/22, S2430; House Finance, 3/22/22, H7123 & H7593) (PDF)
  • On Automated License Plate Readers (House Judiciary, 3/10/22, H7507) (PDF)
  • On State Sidewalk Maintenance within Municipalities (Senate Housing, 3/10/22, S2341 (PDF); House Finance, 5/5/22, H7384) (PDF)
  • On Establishing a Municipal Road and Bridges Maintenance and Construction Fund (Senate Housing, 3/10/22, S2211 (PDF); House Finance, 5/5/22, H7918) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Teachers’ Bill of Rights (House Education, 3/9/21, H7538) (PDF)
  • On Education Aid, Transition Fund and School Construction Bond in the FY 2023 Budget (House Finance, 2/17/22, H7123 & H7125 (PDF) Senate Finance, 3/24/22, H7123, S2590, S2593) (PDF)
  • On Municipal Impacts of PFAS Regulation (House Environment & Natural Resources, 2/17/22, H7233, Senate Environment, (PDF) 3/9/22, S2046, S2047, S2298) (PDF)
  • On Virtual Meetings in the Open Meetings Act (House State Government, 2/15/22, H7319) (PDF)
  • Support of Tangible Tax Reform proposal in the FY 2023 budget (House Finance, 2/10/22, H7123; Senate Finance, 2/15/22, H7123) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Binding Arbitration for Municipal Employees (House Labor, 2/2/22, H7198) (PDF) Senate Labor, 4/6/22, S2244 (PDF)
  • Opposition to Contract Continuation for Police and Fire (House Labor, 2/2/22, H7089, H7090, (PDF) Senate Labor, 4/6/22, S2416 & S2417) (PDF)
  • Opposing the Moratorium Extension and Preemption of Local Zoning Ordinances (House Small Business, 2/3/22, H7095 (PDF); Senate Special Legislation & Veterans Affairs, 2/1/22, S2134) (PDF)
  • On the Extension of the Governor’s Emergency Declaration (House State Government & Elections, 2/1/22, HR 7256 (PDF); Senate Special Legislation & Veterans Affairs, 2/1/22, SR2154) (PDF)
  • Support of Election Day Change After Labor Day (House State Government, 1/27/22, H6661) (PDF)
  • On the Old Growth Forest Act (House Environment & Natural Resources, 1/27/22, H7066) (PDF)
  • Opposition to Local Preemption in Plastic Bag Ban (House Environment & Natural Resources, 1/27/22, H7065) (PDF)