State law guides

Check out the links below for guides to the New Voices law in each state. Use these guides to learn more about how the law works and how it can protect you or your students against censorship. Illinois

Rhode Island House, Senate pass 'New Voices' legislation

Rhode Island lawmakers held a last-minute vote Thursday and unanimously passed two identical New Voices bills in the House and the Senate, then ratified the House version late Friday. Unless the governor vetoes it, House Bill 5550 will make Rhode Island the thirteenth state with a statute protecting student journalists.