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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,

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

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

I am writing in support of candidates I support for the RI Legislature. I had the honor to represent District 72 in the RI House of Representatives, (then comprising portions of Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth) for six years. For District 72, I will again be supporting Rep. Terri Cortvriend for re-election. She has worked hard for the people of the district during

Updated: Aug 29, 2020 The following was written and submitted by Sen Jim Seveney, District 11 & Rep Terri Cortvriend, District 72 . There is a looming issue facing our Senior Citizens in Portsmouth.  The Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center, housed in the former Ann Hutchinson elementary school on Bristol Ferry Road, will be closing next June.  This 95 year old building has served our community well, but

I support the reelection of Terri Cortvriend for State Representative in District 72 consisting of Middletown and Portsmouth. Terri has put in many selfless volunteer hours on numerous committees and organizations throughout Aquidneck Island. I have had the opportunity to work with Ms. Cortvriend for seven years on the West Side Development Advisory Committee (formerly the Tank Farm Redevelopment Agency). During this