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As the week began, it was unclear how Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini will come down on a motion that could scramble expectations for Rhode Island's most anticipated political trial of the year. The motion, filed last week by Jeff Britt's lawyer, more
Rhode Island's primary election delivered a shock to the system. For years, progressives have complained that the General Assembly's Democratic mainstream didn't adequately represent Democratic values. (It was grassroots campaigns initiated outside the more
By IAN DONNIS SEIU1199 NE is waging a new and aggressive campaign against every incumbent facing a primary in the Rhode Island House of Representatives - and the House is in an uproar about it. The situation stems from how a bill to establish minimum more
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo's leadership in the fight against COVID-19 got national exposure via a story in Politico Magazine last week: "How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback." The story by veteran reporter Michael Grunwald pointed more
Now is the summer of our discontent. The freedom of Americans to do mostly whatever they want, gathering, shopping and consuming with abandon, faces a renewed threat from a resurgence of coronavirus infections. Rhode Island has fared well so far by more
The protest movement sparked by the death of George Floyd is focused most immediately on calls to reform police departments throughout the U.S. Activists generally want to redirect a portion of money away from police budgets to social needs like housing. more
By LAURA WEICK For Aaron Mackisey, running for a spot on the Warwick City Council is, according to him, simply a matter of being a good neighbor. At 22 years old, Mackisey announced that he is running for the Ward 9 seat on Council as an independent. more
Hi there! I'm Ian Donnis, the political reporter at Rhode Island's NPR member station, The Public's Radio (89.3 FM, online at thepublicsradio.org). I write a weekly column to look back at the top RI political stories of the week and to share some other more
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