State of the State RI

Guest: James Sheehan, R.I. Senator, sen-sheehan@rilegislature.gov
Host: Richard August Time: 30 minutes
Senator Sheehan discusses bills before the Senate ranging from gun control to improving government functioning. Part of the discussion includes gun control bills which prohibit certain semi-automatic fire devices on guns, banning guns on school property and other related school safety matters. Improving government bills include such measures as the need for an inspector general; the line item veto for the governor; applying the judicial selection process to magistrate selection. Another bill addresses the matter of non-disclosure agreements as they relates to sexual harassment, abuse and stalking.

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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship…


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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship by using the television show as a means to educate and to inform the public.

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