patricia morgan http://ripr.org en Bill to End "Caruolo Act" Scheduled for Hearings Tomorrow http://ripr.org/post/bill-end-caruolo-act-scheduled-hearings-tomorrow <p>Hearings on the bill that would repeal the “Caruolo Act” are scheduled begin Tuesday at the State House.</p><p>The “Caruolo Act,” enacted in 1995, allows local school committees to sue their towns for more funding.</p><p>Representative Patricia Morgan (R Coventry, Warwick, West Warwick) who introduced the bill speaks from experience when describing what she sees as the act’s potentially negative effects.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:52:08 +0000 John Bender 10929 at http://ripr.org Rep. Morgan: RI should include mental health in gun background check http://ripr.org/post/rep-morgan-ri-should-include-mental-health-gun-background-check <p><span class="dateline"><span>PROVIDENCE, RI</span></span> - State representative Patricia Morgan is calling on Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to step up efforts to restrict gun ownership by people with mental illness.</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 21:16:52 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 4503 at http://ripr.org