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East Providence Rep. Melo talks Finance resignation, speaker swap

East Providence Rep. Melo talks Finance resignation, speaker swap

EAST PROVIDENCE — Having sufficient time to digest the goings-on of the last several days, Representative Helio Melo (D-Dist. 64, East Providence) earlier this week offered up his first public comments on the happenings that led him to step away from his lofty position as the Rhode Island House Committee on Finance chairman, a move

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Mattiello likely to become next Speaker, East Providence’s Melo loses Finance chair

PROVIDENCE — Caught up in the political crossfire of the last few days, East Providence Representative Helio Melo (D-Dist. 64) has likely lost his perch as chairman of the House Finance Committee. Rep. Melo confirmed the information via text message Sunday night, March 23. Rep. Melo, part of the leadership team under former Speaker Gordon

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