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

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

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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

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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

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