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El DMV de Rhode Island comienza a evaluar a los visitantes

A partir de hoy, miércoles 25 de marzo de 2020, los visitantes de la División de Vehículos Motorizados de serán examinados por la Guardia Nacional de y el personal de aplicación de la ley antes de que se les permita ingresar a la oficina de Cranston de la División. El nuevo piloto de evaluación verbal se implementó para los empleados en la oficina de Cranston el martes y hoy se extenderá a todos los miembros del público. Este paso se está tomando por precaución. Todavía no se ha indicado que ningún empleado de la División o visitante de sus oficinas…
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DMV begins screening visitors

Beginning today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, visitors to the Division of Motor Vehicles will be screened by National Guard and law enforcement personnel before being allowed entry into the Division's Cranston ;new verbal screening pilot was implemented for employees at the Cranston office on Tuesday and today will be extended to all members of the ;This step is being taken out of an abundance of caution. There has been no indication yet that any Division employee or visitor to its offices has contracted public is reminded that only those who have a service reservation will be allowed into the building…
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Trump y el Congreso acuerdan rescate de dos billones de dólares por pandemia

Se trata del mayor rescate económico de la historia de Estados Unidos y daría pagos directos a la mayoría de —  El Senado de Estados Unidos anunció durante la madrugada de este miércoles que alcanzó un acuerdo sobre un paquete de rescate económico de 2 billones de dólares para ayudar a los trabajadores y los negocios a copar con el brote de coronavirus. El texto del proyecto será dado a conocer en la mañana y después seguirá una votación en el Senado. De ser aprobado pasará a la Cámara de Representantes. El líder de la minoría demócrata del Senado, Chuck…
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Governor, Dr. Alexander-Scott Make Child Care Announcements

Eighteen additional cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott today made announcements about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. : Rhode Island has partnered with to increase child care access for frontline workers responding to the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to providing 90 days of free, premium access to their website, has created portals specifically for frontline workers and caregivers in Rhode ;Starting today, frontline workers looking for child care can visit ;to find a local caregiver. Rhode Island residents interested in becoming caregivers can visit ; to register. Potential caregivers are subject to…
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OMS: EE.UU. podría ser el próximo epicentro del brote de coronavirus

VOA NEWS La Organización Mundial de la Salud afirmó el martes que Estados Unidos podría convertirse pronto en el epicentro de la pandemia del coronavirus. Margaret Harris, portavoz de la OMS, dijo en una rueda de prensa en Ginebra que la valoración de la organización se basa en la aceleración de los nuevos casos en Estados Unidos. “Estamos viendo una muy grande aceleración en casos en Estados Unidos. Así que tiene el potencial”, dijo Harris. “No podemos decir que ese será el caso aún, pero tiene ese potencial”. Harris dijo que Estados Unidos tiene “un brote muy grande y es…
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Statement on the Passing of Edna O’Neill Mattson

By Joseph M. McNamara, Chair of the Democratic Party WARWICK, (March 23, 2020) – “It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we’ve learned today of the passing of Edna O’Neill Mattson,” said Rhode Island Democratic Party Chair Joseph M. McNamara.“Edna was our state’s Democratic National Committeewoman for decades and a legend for her fiery red hair and fiery personality, and her service to community. If the late Senator Ted Kennedy was the Lion of the Senate, then she surely was the Lioness of this state’s Democratic Party,” McNamara ;“Everything Edna cared about, she cared deeply about: her beloved…
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Reed Statement on Passing of Edna Mattson

WASHINGTON, DC -  Senator Jack Reed today issued the following statement on the passing of Edna O'Neill Mattson, former Rhode Island Democratic National Committeewoman and an active volunteer in the ; For decades, she served her fellow citizens locally in North Kingstown, then with the state Democratic party and Democratic National ; She was active with the Navy Relief Society, the American Red Cross, the Rhode Island Boy Scouts and worked as a facilities manager for the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI). Senator Reed stated: “Edna was the “Grand Dame” of the Rhode Island Democratic ; She lived to…
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COVID-19 Guidance from your Rhode Island Republican Representatives

It is important to stay on top of the daily updates from the Governor and Health Department Officials on the RI response to COVID-19.*You can call 401 222-8022 during business hours for health concerns and health resources*You may call United Way of Rhode Island 211 -24/7/365- for health concerns, health resources, insurance resources, non-profit resources*Check out the RI Health Department Website for comprehensive list of current information:*For health insurance info visit ;to enroll, or call customer support or use our web chat function between 8:00 and 6:00 Monday – Friday at 1-855-840-4774. Insurance providers are now covering phone and teleconferencing visits.*Layoffs and Quarantined: The RI…
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RI House Minority Leader Blake Filippi Raises Concerns with Disaster Emergency Funding Board Composition

State House, Providence – In light of Governor Raimondo calling for the convening of the first meeting of the Disaster Emergency Funding Board (DEFB), House Minority Leader Blake Filippi has raised concerns about the process by which legislative leaders will make fiscal decisions that would typically be made by the full House and ; “If we would have passed our House Bill 7757 setting up emergency remote meetings of the General Assembly, there wouldn’t be a need for the board to exercise these extraordinary powers. Rather, the full House and Senate would be making these critical decisions - as they…
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Lt. Governor McKee, Oceanside Graphics RI Announce ‘Gift it Forward’ Website in Support of Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

PROVIDENCE, RI—In his role as Chair of Rhode Island’s Small Business Advocacy Council, Lt. Governor Daniel McKee today joined Justin Gontarek and Nicholas Rego, founders of Oceanside Graphics RI, to announce Gift it Forward, a new website that makes it easier for Rhode Islanders to support small businesses impacted by ;The website, , was announced during a small business conference call hosted by the Lt. Governor’s Office on Tuesday. The site features three main resources:  Business registration: Small business owners can submit information on how Rhode Islanders can purchase gift cards from their business. Once approved, the business will be added…
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