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ROBERT LANCIA, a Republican who lost to Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., in the 2020 election, has suspended his latest quest for Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District seat. / COURTESY ROBERT LANCIA

Lancia suspends congressional run; Fung lone Republican left

CRANSTON – The race for Rhode Island’s 2nd Congressional District seat has only one Republican left after former state Rep. Robert Lancia, who was...
REP. BLAKE A. FILIPPI, R-New Shoreham, will not seek re-election this November after eight years. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. House Minority Leader Filippi won’t seek reelection

PROVIDENCE – The top Republican in the R.I. House of Representatives will not seek reelection this November. Rep. Blake A. Filippi, R-New Shoreham, who has...
HELENA B. FOULKES announced Wednesday in a new campaign ad that, if elected this year, she won't seek re-election if student performance across Rhode Island doesn't improve in four years. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Foulkes vows to improve student performance across state if elected

PROVIDENCE – In a unique campaign announcement Wednesday, former CVS Health Corp. executive and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Helena B. Foulkes said, if elected, she...
MICHAEL NEARY has ended his campaign as a Democratic nominee seeking the second district seat in the U.S. House. / COURTESY MICHAEL NEARY

Neary drops out of U.S. House race

PROVIDENCE – The candidate pool seeking Rep. James R. Langevin’s second congressional seat has decreased by one. Michael Neary, a former advocate for 2016 presidential...
GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE Ashley Kalus says Rhode Island needs to become "the economic gateway to New England," by improving education and harnessing assets including its interstates, rail, international airport, deep water port and 400 miles of coastline. Kalus said Rhode Island needs to "stop bribing businesses to come here" using tax credits, and instead foster a more fundamentally pro-growth business environment. / COURTESY ASHLEY KALUS

Kalus would fight for better business environment as governor

(Editor’s note: This is the second in an occasional series of stories speaking with this year's gubernatorial candidates about their economic vision for Rhode...
MICHAEL NEARY, who is running for U.S. Congress seeking Rep. James R. Langevin's seat, was arrested on March 23 in Ohio. / COURTESY MICHAEL NEARY

R.I. congressional candidate Neary arrested in Ohio

PROVIDENCE – A candidate seeking the seat currently held by Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., in the U.S. House is in trouble with the...
EDWIN R. PACHECO announced Tuesday that he is suspending his campaign for U.S. Congress. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Pacheco suspends congressional campaign

PROVIDENCE – Just two months into his campaign for Rep. James R. Langevin’s soon-to-be-vacant 2nd District seat in the U.S. House, Edwin R. Pacheco...

Foulkes would focus as governor on helping businesses grow

(Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series of stories speaking with this year's gubernatorial candidates about their economic vision for Rhode...

R.I. Republican Party names Solorio its new executive director

WARWICK – For the first time in eight years, the Rhode Island Republican Party has a new executive director. The party formally announced Thursday that...

A McKee/Matos ticket would require a constitutional amendment

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee kicked off his 2022 election campaign on Tuesday when he toured Igus Inc., an East Providence-based manufacturer of...
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