Posts Tagged ‘Division of Elderly Affairs’

Taking a Look at Raimondo’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Just days ago, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has released a $9.9 billion state budget.  With the release of this budget proposal the Rhode Island General Assembly will begin work to hammer out its plan before the 2020 fiscal year begins on July 1.  Raimondo’s released budget plan is $357 million, or 3.7 percent higher…

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Rhode Island’s Hunger Elimination Task Force to Combat Food Insecurity

Last Thursday, the Inter-Agency Food and Nutrition Policy Council’s Rhode Island Hunger Elimination Task Force released its report to push for increasing access to healthy food for Rhode Islanders of all ages. According to the Task Force, composed of leaders from across the Ocean State and municipal government, the food and beverage industry, nonprofits, and…

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Aging and Disability Resource Center

Rhode Island Senate Passes Bill to Create Aging and Disability Resource Center

The Rhode Island Senate approved S 2552 sponsored by Senate Majority Whip Maryellen Goodwin (D-Dist. 24, Providence) to create an office within the Division of Elderly Affairs to help government connect Rhode Islanders with helplful resources for long-term care.  The legislation was cosponsored by Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown). On May 1, 2018, the…

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