The General Assembly kicked off their 2022 legislative session on Tuesday, January 4th with the passage of the Governor’s supplemental budget to spend 10% of federal ARPA funds and the override of two of the Governor’s vetoes. Additionally, 38 bills have introduced that impact the business community, which we will be tracking over the course of session. There are no hearings scheduled at this time.
The Board for the RI Commerce Corporation meets this evening at 5:30. Here’s a link to the agenda 2022-1-10 Public Notice draft (ri.gov)
, with call-in information if you would like to learn more about r the approval and establishment of RI Rebounds Small Business and Impacted Industry Program(s) and additional funding that will be authorized to project management and program support vendors, technical assistance providers, and outreach and marketing vendors pertaining to the RI Rebounds initiative.