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‘Community advocacy matters’

As recently as last summer, Rhode Island appeared all but certain to lose one of its two U.S. House seats. For years, the state had...

Rhode Islanders approve $400M in bond questions

PROVIDENCE (AP) – From state college investments to beach and roadway projects, Rhode Island voters approved about $400 million in state spending during a...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO signs an executive order on Monday authorizing Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee to oversee and manage the fiscal year 2022 state budget. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

Raimondo resigns; McKee sworn in as governor

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was easily confirmed as U.S. secretary of commerce in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Hours later she resigned...

R.I. voter mailer seeks new citizens

The oversized postcard sent to people who aren’t registered to vote in Rhode Island had an unusual question. For the first time, Rhode Island...

R.I. to send mail-in ballot requests to all voters

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island will send applications for mail-in ballots to every registered voter in the state in advance of the Nov. 3...

Rhode Island launches 211 voter information hotline

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island residents with questions about voting during the coronavirus pandemic now have a one-stop resource to get the answers, Secretary...

Federal judge suspends R.I. mail-in-ballot witness requirement for 2020 elections

PROVIDENCE – A federal judge ruled on Tuesday night to suspend witness and notary requirements for mail-in ballot voting during the coronavirus pandemic for...
TAKING ACTION: Women’s Fund of Rhode Island Executive Director Kelly Nevins frequently advocates for women’s reproductive rights and economic concerns, such as pushing for the passage of the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplace Act and the Reproductive Privacy Act.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Women’s Fund’s Nevins pushes for equality in Rhode Island

PBN BUSINESS WOMEN AWARDS 2020 INDUSTRY LEADER, SOCIAL SERVICES/NONPROFIT: Kelly Nevins | Women’s Fund of Rhode Island KELLY NEVINS COLORFULLY summarizes Women’s Fund of Rhode...
MAIL BALLOT applications for the June 2 Rhode Island presidential primary election are due on Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Primary mail ballot applications due Tuesday

PROVIDENCE – Mail ballot applications for Rhode Island's June 2 presidential preference primary are due to local canvas boards by Tuesday at 4 p.m. The...

Five Questions With: Nellie Gorbea, R.I. secretary of state

5Q: Nellie M. Gorbea  | R.I. secretary of state 1. You expressed concern with the effect of a delayed primary on the remainder of...

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