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Statement by Secretary of State Gorbea on House Passage of Lobby Reform Bill

"Today, the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted 68-0 to approve the Rhode Island Lobbying Reform Act (H.7388 Substitute A). This legislation will provide for a comprehensive reform of our state's lobbying laws. I thank House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, the bill's sponsors, Representatives Jacquard, Williams, Ruggiero, and McEntee, and the entire House of Representatives for their overwhelming support of this legislation that will clarify, streamline and strengthen the lobbying laws in our state."

Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea

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  • Release date: 05-24-2016

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