Office of Lt. Governor Dan McKee
MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
McKee, Business Owners, Municipal Leaders to Call for Action on Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package
Legislation will lower energy costs for RI small businesses
and residential ratepayers
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee, municipal leaders, business owners and General Assembly members will host a press conference at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to call for action on the Lt. Governor's Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package that would increase customer service to electric ratepayers and lower energy costs for Rhode Island small businesses and residential customers.
The legislative package is made up of five bills: H 6171, sponsored by Representative Mary Messier; H 6182, sponsored by Representative Brian Kennedy; H 6184, sponsored by Representative Raymond Johnston; H 6188 sponsored by Representative Robert Jacquard, and H 6190 sponsored by Representative Deborah Ruggiero.
Companion bills in the Senate include S 874, S 875 and S 876 sponsored by Senator Frank Lombardo; S 879 sponsored by Senator Ana Quezada and S 886 sponsored by Senator Roger Picard.
This legislative package is part of McKee's ongoing effort as Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council to lower energy costs and create a small business friendly environment in the Ocean State.
Lt. Governor Dan McKee
Representative Deborah Ruggiero
Mayor Donald Grebien, City of Pawtucket
Kevin Hoyle, CEO, B2BGateway.Net, Hopkinton
Others to be announced
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI