GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS


2013 Rhode Island General Assembly Session Roundup Aug 2013

Here are some highlights for the Society and the profession in the 2013 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly, which ended just before midnight on July 3.

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Society Supports Legislation to Fix Tax Reform Oversight May 2013

The recent personal income tax reforms enacted by the General Assembly were good news for Rhode Island taxpayers. The reforms dropped the high marginal tax rates of 9.9 percent down to 5.99 percent and replaced itemized deductions with standard deductions.

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Top Priorities for 2013 General Assembly Jan 2013

The General Assembly began the 2013 session on New Year’s Day, with 24 new legislators taking the oath of office for the first time. 

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What Does That Poll Really Mean? Aug 2012

David Preston of New Harbor Group, the Society’s government relations and communications counsel, shares a blog entry on political polling during the campaign season that appeared on his company’s blog. To read more, click here.

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RISCPA Takes a Stand on Latest Legislation and Proposals Apr 2012

This past month has been extremely busy for the RISCPA at the General Assembly as the legislature prepared to go on their April break. In recent weeks, the Society has actively pursued four issues that are priorities for our members.

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