**MEDIA ADVISORY**
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.  

 

WHAT:                

Press Conference


WHO:
Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Representative Deborah Ruggiero

Mayor Donald Grebien, City of Pawtucket

Kevin Hoyle, CEO, B2BGateway.Net, Hopkinton 

Others to be announced

 

WHEN:                

2:45 p.m.   

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

 

WHERE:

House Lounge

Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI

 

 

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