Sen. Roger Picard

Equality in Abortion Coverage Act becomes law in Rhode Island

BY: - May 18, 2023

PROVIDENCE ā€” Gov. Dan McKee signed the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act into law Thursday after weeks of testimony and debate in the General Assembly. The law lifts a 40-year old prohibition on using state Medicaid money and state employee health insurance to fund abortion care. ā€œIā€™m happy to be here to sign this legislation […]