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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to keep Trump off R.I.’s 2024...

Rhode Island is the latest state where a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that would have prevented former president Donald Trump from...
JAKE BISSAILLON, recently elected to the R.I. Senate, has been named the new CEO for Justice Assistance. / COURTESY JAKE BISSAILLON

Justice Assistance names R.I. Sen. Bissaillon new CEO

CRANSTON – Justice Assistance has found its successor for its soon-to-be retiring founding CEO, and the organization’s new leader is a familiar face around...
A RENDERING shows plans for a new B.F. Norton Elementary School in Cumberland. Voters in town on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $52 million bond to build the new school. / COURTESY TOWN OF CUMBERLAND

7 R.I. communities approve school bond measures; N.K. voters say no

PROVIDENCE – Voters in seven local communities approved Tuesday approximately $867 million in bonds to finance new school building construction and renovations to existing...

Democrat Gabe Amo becomes R.I’s first Black candidate elected to Congress 

Democrat Gabe Amo defeated Republican Gerry Leonard to win Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District seat Tuesday, becoming the state's first Black candidate elected to...
FROM LEFT, Republican candidate Gerry W. Leonard Jr. and Democratic candidate Gabe Amo are now at the mercy of voters in the state's 1st Congressional District choosing who their next congressman will be on Tuesday. / COURTESY GERRY W. LEONARD JR. AND GABE AMO

Voters go to polls to select new congressman, school bond measures

PROVIDENCE – Voters on Tuesday are going to the polls to either elect a new congressman to represent Rhode Island in the U.S. House...
GABE AMO, right, Democratic congressional candidate, makes a statement while Republican congressional candidate Gerry W. Leonard Jr. looks on during Friday's debate at WPRI-TV CBS 12. / COURTESY JAMES BARTONE/WPRI-TV CBS 12

CD1 candidates debate Israel, assault rifles, SCOTUS term limits

EAST PROVIDENCE – The conflict in Gaza, abortion, assault rifles and term limits on the U.S. Supreme Court were among the topics debated Friday...
GABE AMO, right, a Democratic candidate, still maintains a financial advantage over Republican candidate Gerry W. Leonard Jr. in the 1st Congressional District special election. / COURTESY GERRY W. LEONARD JR. AND GABE AMO

Amo still ahead financially during special election campaign

PROVIDENCE – Gabe Amo is maintaining the financial advantage during the special election cycle with more than a week to go before the Congressional...

First CD1 poll shows independent voters have power to influence election

Democrat Gabe Amo appears to have an 11-percentage-point lead over Republican Gerry Leonard Jr. in the 1st Congressional District race, but undecided, independent voters...

Amo has financial advantage over Leonard heading into special election

PROVIDENCE – Of the two remaining candidates seeking the 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House, Democrat Gabe Amo holds the advantage in...

What will federal financial disclosure forms tell us about CD1 candidates?

Republican congressional hopeful Gerry Leonard is receiving nearly $150,000 a year between his military pension and disability pay, while Democratic rival Gabe Amo lost...
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