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RIHPHC Funding

The RIHPHC logo, featuring the Old State House

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission is currently being threatened with a reduction in their budget, which could reduce their already small staff by two. Our preservation partner, PreserveRI, has already expressed their concern, and urged their members to support the RIHPHC and the critical work they do.

PPS is drafting a letter to both Finance Committee Chairmen of both the Rhode Island House of Representatives (Rep.  //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank">Raymond E. Gallison Jr.) and the Senate(Sen.  //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank">Daniel DaPonte). The House Finance Committee will hold a Budget Hearing for RIHPHC on Thursday April 14. The Senate Finance Committee has not scheduled a hearing, but is expected to hold one toward the end of the month.  The Budget will be finalized in May. 

Join us in writing letters or emails to the chairs of the //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank">House and //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank">Senate Finance Committees and your local representative. Please send your letters to the House before the April 14 meeting.