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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 RI HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND ANNOUNCES RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN PORTSMOUTH, RI - Today, Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend announced her intention to run for re-election representing District 72 serving Middletown and Portsmouth. “I could have never predicted that I would spend the second half of my first term dealing with the many complex challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Covid 19 has put unprecedented stress on our healthcare system, our economy, and on all our lives.

COVID Testing Until everyone can be vaccinated, testing is vital to Rhode Island's attack on COVID-19Rhode Island has one of the most robust testing programs in the nationPlease visit the RIDOH Testing page to learn more, there are multiple options to fit every schedule including locations that do not require an appointment Vaccine Information The state of Rhode Island has recently released new guidance for the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine. Please continue below, you can also find more information here.Detailed information for Portsmouth and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND HOSTS "TALKS WITH TERRI" WITH SPECIAL GUEST ANA RILEY, DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, RI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PORTSMOUTH, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her #28 "Talks with Terri" with special guest, Ana Riley, Deputy Commissioner, RI Department of Education, this Wednesday, July 15th starting at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. The topic of discussion will be Education: Reopening Schools. Discussion on RI students going Back-to-School in the Fall. What will the classroom look like?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND CO-HOSTS DARK WATERS SCREENING AND EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION PORTSMOUTH, RI - Today, Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend announced co-hosting a Virtual Screening of the Dark Waters Movie and expert panel discussion. Dark Waters is a chilling tale of one lawyer's fight for a community poisoned by PFAS chemicals.  Participants have five (5) days to watch the DARK WATERS film at home for free before the panel discussion on July 22 at 12 noon.  The

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 Pictures (see attached) REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND HOSTS "TALKS WITH TERRI" WITH SPECIAL GUEST SETH MAGAZINER, RI GENERAL TREASURER PORTSMOUTH, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her #29 "Talks with Terri" this Wednesday, July 29th starting at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom. The topic of discussion will be RI State Finances. Suggested questions and information include: What is the State of the RI Economy? What is the state of our State Pension System? What is the

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 Pictures (see attached) REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND HOSTS HER 30th"TALKS WITH TERRI" WITH SPECIAL GUEST NELLIE GORBEA, RI SECRETARY OF STATE PORTSMOUTH, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her 30th "Talks with Terri" with special guest Nellie Gorbea, RI Secretary of State, this Wednesday, August 5th starting at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. The major topic of discussion will be Get #voteReadyRI - Voting in RI's Sept 8th Primary and Nov 3rd General Elections. Suggested questions

Updated: Aug 27, 2020 "Rhode Island must do better for its residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities," wrote Rep. Terri Cortvriend. By Rachel Nunes, Patch Staff Aug 3, 2020 4:17 pm ET Rep. Terri Cortvriend is calling for Rhode Island to do more for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By Rep. Terri Cortvriend The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hardest the areas and populations that were already struggling, since they had the fewest resources for adaptation and safety. We've seen the outsized effects on the poor and on minorities. Another group

It has been my honor to be the sponsor of the Preservation of Families with Disabled Parent Act (H7295). Working on this bill has given me the opportunity to build relationships with many members of the RI Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. I have been fascinated to learn about all the tools and adaptations visually impaired people use to compensate on a daily basis. As a sighted person I was shocked and saddened to learn about the bias and discrimination that they

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2020 Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - D72 terricortvriend@gmail.com 401-472-4789 PORTSMOUTH, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her #31 "Talks with Terri" with special guest Senator Jack Reed, this Wednesday, August 19th starting at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom. The topic of discussion will be: Attack on the US Post Office, 2020 Census & COVID Relief Legislation. Rep Cortvriend asks participants to bring their questions and a cup of coffee or tea and join in the conversation. Questions may also be submitted in advance during

I have had the pleasure of interacting with Terri Cortvriend regularly during her first two years as a State Representative for District 72 and enthusiastically support her candidacy for reelection. She is a committed public servant who always seeks out different points of view so she can represent the best interest of her constituents. She is a strong advocate for Portsmouth, Middletown, and all of Aquidneck Island, on issues ranging from coastal resilience to economic development and public education. Terri represents the change we desperately