By Steve Ahlquist on July 1, 2016
These 34 lucky politicians won’t have to go through the tedious process of walking their district and meeting their constituents, spend any of their campaign cash or run any kind of campaign at all. They are all effectively re-elected, and they all get to take the year off.
Posted in Elections, State House | Tagged Antonio Giarrusso, Charlene Lima, Daniel DaPonte, Gayle L. Goldin, K Joseph Shekarchi, Kathleen Decker, Mary Duffy Messier, Paul Jabour, Raymond A. Hull, Shelby Maldonado | 4 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 28, 2016
Featuring amazing mental images such as: five priests drinking in a secret bar at City Hall, Ray Hull tucking Cianci into bed at night and a big, bad, handsome “psychopath” biting a man’s ear off, this was not a typical day at the State House.
By Bob Plain on March 6, 2012
A bill to repeal the controversial new voter id law passed last session will be heard today by the House Judiciary Committee, said sponsor Charlene Lima, D- Cranston. Lima said the law, which requires people to show a valid state id card before voting, “is a solution to a non-existing problem.” “There is no widespread […]
By Brian Hull on January 19, 2012
Watch for Rep. Charlene Lima to introduce legislation today to repeal the Voter ID bill that passed last session and was signed by Governor Chafee. She has been circulating the legislation in the House and has about 15 co-sponsors. It will likely be coming today in tandem with her press statement which was not completed […]