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OCTOBER 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 - BBQ and Classic Car Cruise

Come support Elaine with some good food, friends and classic cars.

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Hopkinton, R.I. – State Senator Elaine J. Morgan has announced that she will seek re-election to the District 34 seat (Exeter, Richmond, Hopkinton,  Charlestown, West Greenwich). Morgan a business-owner and former Town Sergeant of Hopkinton, currently serves as the Treasurer of Hopkinton Republican town Committee,  Senate Committee on Special Legislation and Veterans affairs, the Committee on Commerce, and the Commission on Women and Girls.


Morgan in this term’s highlights: Being Rated #1 for protection of our “Individual Liberty, Rights, and Freedom.”  Legislator in the RI State House assembly were graded by the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Index and she earned the top mark for her hard work towards a clean government, environmental preservation, and keeping local control over planning.

 

Morgan played the major role in restoring the categorical transportation funds to all Regional schools

 

Morgan stressed “One major accomplishment is my ability to work in a bipartisan manner with the local governments within my districts to advance municipal goals.”  

 

Morgan Advocated towards advancing a full Ethics Commission oversight of the General Assembly,  Passed legislation for Charlestown to provide for a property tax exemption to veterans, who were honorably discharged, or to the veteran's unmarried widow or widower, and worked and passed laws to protect our Charlestown and Westery neighborhoods by empowering DEM to control fugitive dust from Copar Quarry. I supported legislation which requires healthcare providers to give veterans no cost medical records. And tax reductions for our Seniors and Veterans were realized in the last two budgets.

 

Legislation enhancements for employee rights as veterans and members of the National Guard passed. Corporation Fees were reduced. 

 

Morgan was one of the leading opposition voices to the RhodeWorks truck tolling plan and worked to develop a funding alternative to fix our roads and bridges using wasteful tax dollars already in the state’s budget however while a staunch opponent of tolls it didn’t prevent me from working in the senate with the hand dealt to communicate and legislate priorities and legitimate concerns of my constituents and town officials. 
Morgan stood up for reducing regulations to small businesses. A great pro-business legislation she cosponsored allows local breweries and distilleries to sell limited amounts of their products to visitors for sampling and off-site consumption.  Morgan worked to restructure the unemployment insurance taxes paid by employers, saving them an estimated $30 million. 

 

Morgan played an instrumental role advocating the reopening of our I 95 N Rest stop between exits 2 and 3 in Richmond scheduled to be open by the end of this year.  She voiced our community’s outrage against the legislative and community grant programs. Morgan exposed CommerceRI’s “Cooler and Warmer” campaign and failure wasting millions of our tax dollars.  She passed legislation to protect our children from sexual predators who sell and profit from this horrific exploitation of our youth.  She passed legislation for Richmond to obtain a 4th member to represent them on the school committee giving all 3 towns equal representation.  And Morgan worked very hard to protect the Well Drilling and commercial water filtration/treatment system businesses from being forced to unionize.

 

Morgan declared that she “will continue promoting a strong and boisterous business climate. Together we will fight against the insider deals, I represent we the people of our district.  My constituents well know I always answer my calls and are here to be your voice. “

 

More information can be found by visiting www.ElaineForSenate.com or on FB as Senator Elaine J. Morgan