Let's talk about COVID-19 issues and about re-opening Rhode Island.

What does your State Rep do when we aren’t in session?  Well today is Tuesday which means yesterday I made food deliveries. Heng Thai and Rotisserie in Providence has been donating meals to people in ne...

4/22/2020  Minutes from Conference Call

Click here to listen to audio  (Rep Cortvriend; listen at 29:26)

1. Lt. Governor McKee: Opening Remarks

2. LG introduces SBA Director Mark Hayward: Federal Update a. Federal Funding Data Overview for RI:  

  i. 142 EIDL loans approv...

Since taking office I have made myself available to the public with my monthly Talks with Terri, last month was the first month this didn’t happen.  Like every other meeting these days I will be hosting an online Zoom Meeting on

Thursday April 23rd @ 10–11 am...

Emergency Contact Info
Both Middletown and Portsmouth have set up Emergency Operation Centers 
If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911

Middletown Emergency Ops Center (EOC)     (401) 842-6555

Portsmouth Emergency Ops Cent...

Included below: 

  • Most recent information from the Governor

  • Resources: Portsmouth - Students and Families, Seniors

  • Resources: Middletown - Students and Families, Seniors

  • Resources: Small Business

  • BREAKING NEWS: US Treasury Issues Guidelines a...

I have found that Governor Raimondo’s daily press briefing is very useful – if you miss the briefing you can find it on FaceBook either on my Facebook Page or hers.  

In lieu of clogging up your inbox I have been attempting to push out information...

Current Information & Resources:
Local, State and Federal


For most current information from Middletown Town Hall
Middletown announces closure of town hall, senior center, library. 

Beginning Monday, March 16, Middletown Town Hall, Middletown Public Librar...

Additional Resources

Resources for Lost Wages and Employee Rights

  1. If you have lost work or have to stay home because of COVID-19, the state may be able to help: Workplace Aid 

  2. If you are quarantined with COVID-19 you can apply for Temporary Disability Insurance...

Press conference
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH will provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response Today, March 11th, at 12 p.m. in Conference Room 2A at the Department of Administration....

February 3, 2020

By Daily News Staff


Reps. Lauren H. Carson and Terri Cortvriend Monday announced the formation of the Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus, a community group to give voice to the importance of mitigating and adapting for the earth’s changing climate.

A pair of Aquid...

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