News and Updates

By June S. Speakman In virtually all the predictions of what will be hot in the 2020 General Assembly session, there has been little mention of environmental policy. It is imperative that we make progress in 2020 on several fronts including plastics pollution, sea level rise, renewable energy, sustaining a clean water supply and waste management. The foundation of Rhode Island’s economy —tourism,

By Daily News Staff 02/03/2020 Reps. Lauren H. Carson and Terri Cortvriend Monday announced the formation of the Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus, a community group to give voice to the importance of mitigating and adapting for the earth’s changing climate. A pair of Aquidneck Island legislators have formed a group focusing on climate change. Reps. Lauren H. Carson and Terri Cortvriend Monday announced the formation

Press conference Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH will provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response Today, March 11th, at 12 p.m. in Conference Room 2A at the Department of Administration. Current Information Two additional cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been identified through testing at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)’s

Since taking office I have made myself available to the public with my monthly Talks with Terri, last month was the first month this didn’t happen. Like every other meeting these days I will be hosting an online Zoom Meeting on Thursday April 23rd @ 10–11 am We can talk about any issues you are experiencing related to COVID-19 or anything else that

Conference Call Click here to listen to audio (Rep Cortvriend; listen at 29:26) 1. Lt. Governor McKee: Opening Remarks 2. LG introduces SBA Director Mark Hayward: Federal Update a. Federal Funding Data Overview for RI: i. 142 EIDL loans approved at approx. $22 million total ii. 2,740 EIDL advances awarded ranging from $1k-$10k at approx. 12 million b. PPP loans (listen around minute 7:00): i. IMPORTANT:​ Level of

Behavioral Health Resources Adults seeking mental or behavioral health support should call BH Link at 414-LINK (5465). For services for children, call 1-855-543-5465.People with moderate to severe opioid use disorder (OUD) can access telehealth service for initiation of buprenorphine treatment at 401-606-5456. Business Support Business Assistance from Rhode Island Commerce: for business economic support, constituents should visit www.commerceri.com [commerceri.com], call Commerce RI at 401-521-4357

District 72 Representative, Terri Cortvriend has been ranked #1 House Rep 2020 #1 Ranked Overall House Representative 2020 Rankings do not measure every aspect and every category of bill the General Assembly votes on, but we feel strongly that the metrics we utilized paint a clear and accurate picture of the legislator's work towards enacting laws that benefit the public good and staying