House Approves Airport Name Change Bill

(Providence, RI) -- In other legislative action on Wednesday, the House approved a bill that would rename the T.F. Green Airport to the Rhode Island International Airport. The Senate passed a bill that would give the attorney general and the state health department the authority to make hospital executives testify under oath when hospital sales or mergers occur. The General Assembly passed the following: a bill amending the state's sexual offender registration and community notification laws, legislation called the School Social Workers Quality Assessment Act, a bill sponsored by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin calling for increased penalties for bad contractors, and a new law requiring hospitals to offer flu vaccines to patients 65 or older.


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