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East Providence’s Conley in spotlight as Rhode Island’s Senate begins same-sex marriage vote

By   /  April 23, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment


EAST PROVIDENCE — Supporters on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue have staked out East Providence as the epicenter of their efforts as the Rhode Island Senate begins its process of voting on proposed pieces of legislation, specifically targeting freshmen upper chamber member William J. Conley. Sen. Conley (D-Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) is […]

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East Providence State Senator Conley is surprised by surge of attention

By   /  January 22, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

Sen. William Conley

EAST PROVIDENCE — As a first-term lawmaker on Smith Hill, recently-installed State Senator William Conley (D, Dist-18) figured he, like any other newcomer to the General Assembly, would retain a certain amount of anonymity as he learned the ropes during his initial two-year term. But one very high profile issue and an appointment to the […]

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