After a one-week winter break, the General Assembly gets back to work Tuesday.
House and Senate Finance committees will continue their review of the budget submitted by Governor Lincoln Chafee.
Other topics to be discussed this week include legalizing small amounts of marijuana and expanding the collection of DNA from suspected criminals.
One major issue, same-sex marriage, is expected to be taken up by a Senate committee this spring. The full House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a same-sex marriage bill in January.
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