McKee to sign series of bills aimed at supporting Rhode Island seniors

This is a file image of a senior center. (WLNE)WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Gov. Dan McKee will sign a series of bills Wednesday aimed at supporting Rhod...

August 18, 2022
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This is a file image of a senior center. (WLNE)WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Gov. Dan McKee will sign a series of bills Wednesday aimed at supporting Rhode Island's elderly population. One bill expands protections under the Elder Financial Exploitation law to people 60 and older. Another bill makes it easier for seniors to apply for food stamps. McKee will also discuss items in this year's state budget aimed at seniors, such as the increase in tax exempt income from retirement pensions. The governor will sign the legislation at the Pilgrim Senior Center in Warwick.