Rhode Island Senate
By Moira Walsh on September 11, 2017
Senate President Ruggiero’s leadership and humility have given us, members of the the General Assembly, the opportunity to keep the promises we made to Rhode Islanders.
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By Steve Rackett on August 20, 2017
In July I wrote a story about campaign spending in the Senate District 13 race. As the election heads into its closing hours we take a look at the income sources of the two main party candidates. What is striking about contributions to Dawn Euer’s campaign is the high number of individual donations she received. […]
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By Steve Rackett on August 3, 2017
Mike Smith’s campaign expenses for the most recent declarable period were $6,857.77 of which at least $3,896 (57 percent) was spent beyond the borders of Rhode Island.
By Steve Ahlquist on August 1, 2017
Jordan Hevenor and Emily Boucher represent thousands of Rhode Island women who want the General Assembly to codify Roe v Wade into state law now.
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By Samuel G. Howard on January 22, 2014
In an effort to address Rhode Island’s unemployment rate, Senate leadership has announced a new workforce development plan, “Rhode to Work“, designed to address the skills gap. The skills gap is a labor market theory that posits that employers have job openings they can’t fill due to a lack of qualified applicants. This often goes […]
By Samuel G. Howard on May 2, 2012
As marchers gathered for their May Day march on the west side of Providence to protest unfair economic conditions, a crowd of over thirty people, nine of whom were sitting legislators, listened to a briefing in the Rhode Island Senate lounge on the state’s Plan to End Homelessness, known as Opening Doors Rhode Island. The […]