Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Tax Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today released the following statement on President Trump’s tax proposal: “President Trump’s tax proposal is vague, but the details that were made available demonstrate that this Administration is prioritizing tax breaks for wealthy Americans and large corporations while overlooking the middle class. More...

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By MassCentral On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Langevin Statement on Trump’s Executive Order to Roll Back Federal Land Protections

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to review all national monument designations on federal public lands since 1996 that are 100,000 acres More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Attorney General Kilmartin Continues to Lead Fight Against Muslim Travel Ban on Appeal

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and fellow state attorneys general urge Fourth Circuit to uphold district court ruling that struck down the second, scaled-back version of President Trump’s Muslim ban Following More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Wavemaker Fellowship Open for Applications

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced the re-opening of Wavemaker Fellowship Applications, a competitive student loan reimbursement program for recent graduates working More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Aaron Andrade Pleads to 2nd Degree Murder for Selling Fentanyl that Caused Fatal Overdose of Cranston Woman

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Aaron Andrade (age 25), of Providence, pleaded Nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to one count of second degree murder for selling More...

By MassCentral On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Rhode Island Wants To “Beat Massachusetts To The punch” On Marijuana Sales

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 7:31 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 7:31 am By Matt O’Brien, The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island state legislators hoping to legalize recreational marijuana say More...

By Staff MassCentral On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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By MassCentral On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin Applauds House Approval of Revenge Porn and Sextortion Legislation

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded the vote by the Rhode Island House of Representatives approving his bill to criminalize revenge porn and sextortion. The legislation (H 5304) is sponsored by Representative More...

By MassCentral On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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RI Medical Marijuana Panel Sets First Meeting In Eight Years

Eight years after its formation, a legislative committee tasked with overseeing Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program will meet for the first time on March 28. It’s unclear why the “Legislative Oversight More...

By MassCentral On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Rhode Island Bills Would Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Nullify Federal Prohibition

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Mar. 17, 2017) – Bills introduced in the Rhode Island legislature would legalize marijuana for recreational use, taking a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in More...

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