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Barrington Reps. divided on gay marriage

By   /  January 25, 2013  /  Government & Politics  /  4 Comments


The Rhode Island House of Representatives approved gay marriage legislation Thursday night though Barrington’s Representatives are split on the issue. State Rep. Jan Malik (D-Dist. 67, Warren, Barrington) voted against the proposal. Eighteen other State Reps. joined him. “Marriage pre-dates government,” Rep. Malik said. “It should not be re-defined by law.” Rep. Malik said he […]

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Hearn appointed to Finance, Municipal Government Committees

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Government & Politics  /  1 Comment

Rep. Joy Hearn

Rep. Joy Hearn (D – Dist. 66, Barrington, East Providence) has been appointed to the House Committee on Finance and the Committee on Municipal Government. Speaker of the House Gordon D. Fox made the announcements during the second week of the legislative session. “I am honored to be chosen by Speaker Fox to sit on […]

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