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Politics
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Twin River Management Group is holding a campaign kick-off rally Tuesday to garner support for Question 1 on the November ballot that would allow for construction of a casino and hotel in Tiverton. more
John J. DeSimone was ousted from his position as House Majority Leader, the most powerful incumbent to lose his primary race Tuesday. more
After helping to include a $15 million appropriation for mental health first aid in the fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill, Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is encouraging more Rhode Islanders to take part in this public education and awareness program. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
The Ethics Commission on Tuesday found probable cause that former state Rep. Donald J. Lally Jr. violated the state’s revolving-door rules when he accepted a state job last summer three months after leaving the General Assembly. more
The General Assembly passed legislation Thursday that allows Twin River to transfer Newport Grand operations to a new casino in Tiverton – if voters approve the measure statewide and in the proposed host town. more
Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it's more than a policy-wonk's fantasy. more
The seven statewide referendum questions before Rhode Island voters this year are a snapshot of economic and social requests. They address issues of ethics and accountability, and expansion of casino gambling in a time of increasing interstate … more
Donald Trump and Republicans are about to encounter a political nightmare: unraveling Obamacare. more
The cyclical nature of electoral politics provides some solace for Democrats. If history is any guide, a Trump presidency will cure the three problems that have been ailing the party since 2010. more
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