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Rep. Gallison named House Finance Committee chairman

Rep. Gallison named House Finance Committee chairman

With the recent resignation of Speaker of the House, Gordon Fox sending the General Assembly into a whirlwind of change, Bristol resident, Representative Raymond Gallison (D-69) was named chairman of the House Finance Committee. That announcement was made soon after the House went into session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. With the resignation of


Governor pens letter urging East Providence’s Melo, House leadership to reconsider commerce package

PROVIDENCE — In a strongly worded letter penned directly to House of Representatives Finance Committee Chairman Helio Melo, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee urged House leadership to rethink portions of the economic development package the group proposed with much fanfare last month. The three-page tome points specifically to four bills currently being considered by Chairman Melo’s