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Letter from community groups and developers to Providence City Council on the Fane zoning...

Dear Mayor Elorza and City Council: As stakeholders in this community, we support Mayor Jorge Elorza’s decision to veto...

Speakernomics tastes like trickle-down and oligarchy

"The economy is moving in the right direction," said Rhode Island Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello (Democrat, District 15, Cranston) to Providence Journal's...

Legislators supporting Speaker Mattiello do so at their peril

Supporting Speaker Nicholas Mattiello (Democrat, District 15, Cranston) may be politically costly to some legislators. Many Rhode Islanders are expressing the opinion that support...

Speaker Mattiello shares his current thinking on sexual harassment and respect for women

In the last days of the 2018 Rhode Island General Assembly session, Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello used his position to prevent a...

Speaker Mattiello shares his current thinking on the Invenergy power plant and energy in...

Ed Achorn, the Providence Journal editorial pages editor, has used his pulpit to strongly advocate for Invenergy's proposed $1 billion fracked gas and diesel...

Speaker Mattiello shares his current thinking on reproductive rights and codifying Roe v Wade

Rhode Island Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has used his position to prevent the codification of Roe v Wade into Rhode Island State...