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RI House passes Rules with reforms: All the video

The Rhode Island House of Representatives debated the rules by which the chamber will be governed for the next two years for...

Performative Irony: House Committee on Rules makes a “small step” towards reform

Speaking to me on the floor of the Rhode Island House of Representatives ahead of the House...

House Committee on Rules holds a public meeting, but are they listening?

On Tuesday afternoon the House Committee on Rules heard from the public on H5037 a bill that would amend the House rules...

Substance use and overdose prevention PAC kicks off

Recovery, medical, and public health advocates started the Substance Abuse and Overdose Prevention Political Action Committee (SAOP PAC). The PAC focuses on public health...

Representative Mike Chippendale – Not the Public Servant he professes to be

There are few reasons that District 40, the sleepy rural area of Foster, Glocester and Coventry, would create national headlines. Ridiculing a survivor of...

Punching in and taking off: Fake quorums at State House committee meetings

"I'll just stay here for your thing," Rhode Island House Majority Whip John Edwards can be heard saying in the video, "I'm never, ever...

Republican state representatives call high school student speakers ‘props’ at State House rally

During yesterday's rally at the Rhode Island State House announcing the introduction of legislation to ban assault weapons, Rhode Island State Representatives Michael Chippendale...

Four bills that died in 2017 that should never come back (and five that...

The 2017 legislative session was, in many ways, a reaction to nationwide events, including protests held by Black Lives Matter and other civil rights...