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Legislative Testimony

Throughout the legislative session, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT tracks the budget and other bills being considered by the Rhode Island General Assembly and presents policy information and data-based testimony to General Assembly committees. Bill numbers are included for each bill Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is tracking as well as information on the latest hearings and progress of each bill.

Please see below for all written testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

Budget Testimony

Budget testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the

 2021 legislative session:

Child Welfare Testimony

Child Welfare testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session: 

Early Learning & Development Testimony

Early Learning testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

Economic Well-Being Testimony

Economic Well-Being testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

 

S1 - Minimum Wage - February 3, 2021

S143 - Minimum Wage - February 3, 2021

Education Testimony

Education testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

 

S13 - Charter School Moratorium - January 27, 2021

H5027 - SurveyWorks - February 3, 2021

H5028 - Civic Literacy Act - February 3, 2021

Health & Dental Testimony

Health & Dental testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

 

S4 - Telemedicine  - January 14, 2021

S5 - ACA Protections - January 14, 2021

 

Housing & Homelessness Testimony

Housing & Homelessness testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

Juvenile Justice Testimony

Juvenile Justice testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

Safety Testimony

Safety testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

Other Testimony

Other testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session.

2020 Legislative Testimony

2020 Legislative Testimony

Article 4, Debt Management Act Joint Resolutions, RICHIST

Article 5, Early Childhood Care and Education Capital Fund

Article 5, Question 3(a), Affordable Housing Bond

Article 5, State Health Laboratory and Facilities Bond

Article 5, Capital Development Program (Question 3a - Housing Bond)

Article 10, RI Pre-K Expansion, Multilingual Learners, Mental Health Professionals at Public Schools

Article 10, Section 7 RI Promise

Article 10, Section 7 Regarding RI Promise Supplemental Data

Article 10, Rhode Island Early Childhood Care and Education Capital Fund

Article 10, MLL/Mental Health/RI Promise

Article 12, Housing

Article 12, Affordable Housing Funding Stream

Article 14, Perinatal Doula Services

Article 14, Section 5c, Perinatal Doula Services

Article 14, Section 5, First Connection Family Home Visiting Program

Article 15, RI Works

Article 20 Sections 8-12, ACA Protections and Telemedicine

Article 21, Tobacco Products

Department of Children, Youth and Families Budget

Executive Office of Health and Human Services Budget

Department of Human Services Budget - Child Care Assistance Program & Head Start

H7111, Annual Reports on the Academic Achievement of Students in Foster Care

H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students

H7541, Uniform Parentage Act

H7429, Child Support

H7293, The World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act

H7271, Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act

H7541, Uniform Parentage Act

H7429, Child Support

H7570, Minimum Wage

S2147, Minimum Wage Incremental Increase

H7043 and H7069, Funding for Field Trips

S2327, Funding for Field Trips

H7071, Statewide Bullying Policy

S2035, Competency-Based Learning Policy

H7292, Strategies to Recruit Teachers of Color

H7293, The World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act

H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students

H7439, Grades 5 or Below Suspensions

H7797, Compulsory Attendance

H7818, Advanced Placement Courses for All Students Act

H7825, Compulsory Attendance Monitoring

H7070, Electronic Cigarettes

H7041, Tobacco and Nicotine Products - Children

H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students

H7469, Healthy Beverage Act

S2114, Little Cigar Tax

S2124, Medical Assistance - Perinatal Doula Services

S2465, Children's Catastrophic Illness Fund

S2520, Health Care for Children and Pregnant Women

S2134, Source of Housing Income

H7102, Prohibiting Firearms Undetectable by Metal Detectors

H7103, The Julie Lynn Cardinal Act

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT works to improve the health, safety, education, economic security, and development of Rhode Island’s children.

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