Rhode Island: House Gives Final Approval to Gun Control Bill
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello summoned lawmakers back to Providence in a rare September session, and the House passed an anti-gun… READ MORE
Brown University Providing Tampons in Men’s Bathrooms Because ‘Both Sex’s Menstruate’
Tampons are now a genderless necessity, according to Brown University, who have announced that they will be providing tampons for… READ MORE
Rhode Island Police Receive Letter Threatening to Behead Elementary School Children in Three Towns
The police chief in Warwick, Rhode Island said Wednesday that on Tuesday police received an anonymous threat to elementary school children in three communities that mentioned beheading. As local Connecticut CBS affiliate WTIC 1080 and… READ MORE
Rhode Island Bottleneck Could Tighten by 2022
It says everything about the state of the GOP in Rhode Island that the last Republican to hold federal office there, Gov. Lincoln Chafee, became a Democrat in 2013.
But there are few states that… READ MORE
RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Won’t Run for 2nd Term
Gov. Lincoln Chafee isn’t running for a second term, he said Wednesday in an announcement that surprised his political opponents and closest advisers alike and takes him out of what was expected to be a… READ MORE
Lincoln Chafee: Moderates ‘taken out’ of party
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he didnâ€™t just switch parties to earn brownie points among Democrats â€” he did so because of the changing dynamics of the Republican party.
â€œThe Southernersâ€¦just had a different… READ MORE
Rhode Island legalizes gay marriage
Rhode Island became the 10th state to legalize gay marriage Thursday, capping a campaign to bring same-sex nuptials to all… READ MORE
Chairman Race Infighting Stymies Rhode Island GOP
Republicans continue to struggle all over New England, but nowhere has the infighting been more prevalent â€” and public â€” than it was in Rhode Island last week.
As the Ocean Stateâ€™s GOP grapples with… READ MORE
Code used by Rhode Island founding father is finally cracked by Brown students
From Associated Press, FOXNews.com
PROVIDENCE, R.I. â€“ The obscure book’s margins are virtually filled with clusters of curious foreign characters… READ MORE
Occupy Providence protest at bloggers convention
PROVIDENCE, R.I.â€”Dozens of members of Occupy Providence gathered at the site of a gathering of Netroots Nation, a group of liberal political activists and journalists, protesting state aid to Curt Schilling’s video game company.
Rhode Island recognizes out-of-state gay marriages
ByÂ Ros Krasny
(Reuters) – Rhode Island’s governor signed an executive order on Monday declaring that the small New England state will recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, a move that will give gay … READ MORE
Rhode Island passes civil unions bill; gov. intends to sign
From the Associated Press
The Rhode Island Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, a measure that Gov.Â Lincoln Chafee‘s office says he intends to sign… READ MORE
No talk radio for Chafee, and on-duty state workers, tooBy KATHERINE GREGg and RICHARD C. DUJARDIN, Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE â€” No one is likely to confuse new Governor Chafee with his Republican predecessor, Donald L. Carcieri, and now hereâ€™s another way to tell them… READ MORE