Tuesday, April 25, 2017
RI State House
Environmental advocates, organizations and concerned citizens joined together to lobby the General Assembly on bills that protect and enhance the environment.
Event included: Informational tables with environmental groups around the Rotunda followed by a brief speaking program at 3:15pm in the State Room which will give an overview of ECRI's 2017 policy priorities.
• Watch Capitol TV video of ECRI's Lobby Day at the State House
- Providence Journal, R.I. environmentalists present legislative priorities to lawmakers, governor, By Alex Kuffner, April 25, 2017.
- Rhode Island Public Radio, Gov. Raimondo Says Thousands Of Jobs Added To Clean Energy Sector, By Avory Brookins, April 26, 2017.
- RI Future.org, Environment Council of Rhode Island outlines legislative priorities, by Steve Ahlquist, April 25, 2017.
ECRI President, Jerry Elmer, RI Governor, Gina M. Raimondo and State Representative Deborah L. Ruggiero (L to R) pictured at Lobby Day, April 25th 2017