Common Cause to review progress on separation of powers

Posted on November 30, 2006


Common Cause to review progress on separation of powers

November 30, 2006

Common Cause to review progress on separation of powers

PROVIDENCE -- A government watchdog group plans this morning to evaluate lawmakers' progress in implementing the separation of powers amendment.

More than three-quarters of Rhode Island voters approved a constitutional change in 2004 keeping legislators who make state law from serving on the agencies that implement them. That concept is commonly called separation of powers.

This time last year, Common Cause of Rhode Island reported that the General Assembly still hadn't restructured 52 such boards. That count included the Narragansett Bay Commission and the Coastal Resources Management Council.

Common Cause's report will be released at a 10 a.m. news conference.

-- The Associated Press

http://www.beloblog.com/ProJo_Blogs/newsblog/archives/2006/11/common_cause_to.html

Date: 11/30/2006 12:00:00 AM

Office: Common Cause Rhode Island

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