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Gorbea names East Providence native Rock Director of Elections

Gorbea names East Providence native Rock Director of Elections

PROVIDENCE — Secretary of State-Elect Nellie Gorbea today announced that Robert B. Rock will become the Director of Elections for the Secretary of State’s office.  Mr. Rock is currently the Town Administrator for Richmond, Rhode Island where he manages the town’s day-to-day operations and oversees its departments. Prior to becoming Richmond’s Town Administrator, Mr. Rock


East Providence’s Melo joins Speaker Fox in announcing House’s economic revitalization plan

PROVIDENCE — At a press conference Thursday afternoon, April 25, in the State House, House Finance Committee Chairman Helio Melo joined Speaker Gordon Fox and Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello in announcing a package of 18 bills aimed at improving the state’s beleaguered economy. The three pols took turns introducing the pieces of legislation, which are


Same-sex marriage bill heads to House floor for vote today

PROVIDENCE — The House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Jan. 22, voted unanimously to recommend passage of legislation to allow same-sex marriage in Rhode Island, sending the bill to the full House of Representatives Thursday, Jan. 24. A vote is expected Thursday in the House, where 42 of the 75 members signed on as sponsors of the


Hanley, Marshall square off in primary Tuesday

Voters in Warren will head to the polls Tuesday not just to vote for in several statewide primary races, but also for a local representative. John Hanley, a former Warren Town Council member, will take on Bristol resident Kenneth Marshall in a Democratic primary election for House of Representatives, District 68. The seat is currently