josh miller http://ripr.org en Chafee: `Pot for Potholes'' ? http://ripr.org/post/chafee-pot-potholes <ul><li>Gov. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:53:17 +0000 Scott MacKay 29625 at http://ripr.org Assembly OKs Miller's Health Care Reform Bill http://ripr.org/post/assembly-oks-millers-health-care-reform-bill <p>What? More health care reform? Isn't the federal government spearheading that? Well, yes, but states are engaged in their own reforms, and Rhode Island's got a particularly big appetite for it.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:09:35 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 17844 at http://ripr.org Assembly OKs Miller's Health Care Reform Bill RI Health Care Reform Bill Clears Senate Hurdle http://ripr.org/post/ri-health-care-reform-bill-clears-senate-hurdle <p>A comprehensive <a href="http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText13/SenateText13/S0540Aaa.pdf">health care reform bill </a>is headed for a full vote in the Rhode Island Senate. The bill aims, in part, to increase the transparency of health care costs.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:40:09 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 15798 at http://ripr.org RI Health Care Reform Bill Clears Senate Hurdle Tracking This Session's Health Legislation http://ripr.org/post/tracking-sessions-health-legislation <p>Dozens of bills have been introduced in the General Assembly this session that, if passed, could affect your health, your family's health, or the state's health care system.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:03:38 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 15654 at http://ripr.org Josh Miller may mull run for lieutenant governor http://ripr.org/post/josh-miller-may-mull-run-lieutenant-governor <p>Add Senator<a href="http://www.joshuamiller.org/"> Josh Miller</a> (D-Cranston) to the list of potential candidates for lieutenant governor in 2014.</p><p>Miller says it's too early to consider him an LG candidate, but adds that there "might be a point before the end of the session that I'll start looking at it."</p><p>The Cranston Democrat and restaurateur says he's focused on legislative matters for now and wants to consider his potential effectiveness as lieutenant governor before making a decision. Miller says he can offer "a wide range of experience on a wide range of issues."</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:03:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 12586 at http://ripr.org Sen. Miller Health Reform Bill Tackles Costs, Transparency http://ripr.org/post/sen-miller-health-reform-bill-tackles-costs-transparency <p>Rhode Island Sen. Josh Miller has introduced a wide-ranging health care reform bill he hopes will give consumers more information about the costs and quality of the care they receive.</p><p>Miller’s <a href="http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText13/SenateText13/S0540.pdf">bill </a>tries to tackle several major health care reform goals the state has been moving towards in one package. It includes strategies to rein in health care costs and boost consumer access to information about those costs.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11218 at http://ripr.org Miller: full agenda for state senate health committee http://ripr.org/post/miller-full-agenda-state-senate-health-committee <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) State Sen. Josh Miller has been named chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. The senator representing Cranston and Providence is anticipating a full agenda for health-related legislation.</p><p>Josh Miller takes the helm of the health and human services committee from former chairwoman Rhoda Perry, who didn’t run for reelection. As the new chair, Miller will wield influence over the senate’s health legislation agenda. He says he hopes to consider, in particular, legislation to address disparities in hospital payments.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 19:23:34 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 7125 at http://ripr.org