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Sen. William J. Conley Jr.

Conley comments on support of same-sex marriage legislation

Conley comments on support of same-sex marriage legislation

PROVIDENCE — Shortly after East Providence’s William J. Conley Jr. voted in favor of moving Bill S38 on same-sex marriage out of the Judiciary Committee and to a full vote of the Rhode Island Senate, the local legislator provided his reasoning for doing so and also signaled he was likely to support the proposal on


East Providence’s Conley votes in majority for Senate’s same-sex marriage bill

PROVIDENCE — East Providence William J. Conley Jr. voted in the majority to support Rhode Island Senate Bill S38 Tuesday, April 23, helping to move the same-sex marriage piece of legislation out of the Judiciary Committee and to the floor for a vote of the entire upper body. Mr. Conley, in fact, voted for all


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

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


East Providence Sen. Conley aims for ethics reform, focuses on economic issues

EAST PROVIDENCE — State Senator William Conley’s possible position on same-sex marriage may be getting the most notice, but the East Providence lawmaker said he’s also focused on a number of other important issues facing Rhode Island as he begins his first term in office. Mr. Conley (D-Dist. 18) said he has already been impressed

Sen. William Conley

East Providence State Senator Conley is surprised by surge of attention

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

Sen. William J. Conley Jr.

East Providence’s Conley picks up judiciary, environment assignments

PROVIDENCE – President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed has assigned Sen. William J. Conley Jr. (D – Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) to two committees for the 2013-2014 legislative season: the Senate Committee on Judiciary and the Committee on Environment and Agriculture. The Senate president announced the appointments on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The