Rhode Island General Assembly Passes Equine Transport Measure

The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed legislation to ban the use of double-decker trucks to transport horses in the state. Sen. Dominick Ruggerio, D-Providence, and Rep. Amy Rice, D-Portsmouth, introduced the legislation in response to an accident that occurred last year in Illinois. That accident resulted in the death of 18 young Belgian draft horses after a double-decker cattle truck

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