House Corporations Committee meets on Thursday to hear DBR presentation on reopening the economy 

 

STATE HOUSE – The House Corporations Committee will be meeting on Thursday, June 4 at 4 p.m. in the House Lounge of the State House to hear a presentation by the Department of Business Regulation on the planning to reopen Rhode Island’s economy. 

 

DBR Director Elizabeth Tanner will deliver the presentation to the committee.  Rep. Robert B. Jacquard (D-Dist. 17, Cranston) requested DBR’s presence at the committee to explain how the agency plans on assisting the reopening of Rhode Island’s economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

The meeting will be televised live on Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox Channels 15 and 61, in high definition on Cox Channel 1061, on Full Channel on Channel 15 and on Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers. It will also be live streamed at http://ritv.devosvideo.com/show?video=cd679c40105a
 
No public testimony will be taken at this meeting nor will it be open to the public. Documents provided at the hearing will be made available on the General Assembly website: http://www.rilegislature.gov/Special/comdoc/pages/hcorp.aspx
 
Written testimony may be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TO THE MEDIA: Contact Larry Berman at 401-447-2655 for viewing arrangements and access to committee members. 
 

 

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