Category Archives: Politics

Former state Senator Doyle admits fraud, tax scheme

Former state Senator Doyle admits fraud, tax scheme

A former state senator from Pawtucket who resigned his seat earlier this year citing his struggle with alcohol has admitted in a plea deal to multiple bank fraud and tax charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office for Rhode Island.MORE

Raimondo faces tough re-election in Rhode Island

Raimondo faces tough re-election in Rhode Island

She faces a spirited, though poorly funded, challenge from the left in the Sept. 12 primary from former Secretary of State Matt Brown. If she wins, she’ll face the victor in the Republican primary, likely Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, who has raised $1 million, or his rival, state Rep. Patricia Morgan. Former state Rep. Joe Trillo, who was Trump’s state campaign chairman, is running as an independent and could act as a spoiler.MORE

Morgan enlists chicken to demand more debates with Fung

Morgan enlists chicken to demand more debates with Fung

By WPRO News Candidate for governor Patricia Morgan, who’s long been calling “fowl” on her GOP opponent’s agreement to just one debate prior to the Republican primary election for governor, brought a man in a chicken suit to Cranston City Hall to demand a debate with Mayor Allan Fung. Morgan said she’ll participate in multiple…MORE

Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence rallies youth

Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence rallies youth

  By Tessa Roy, WPRO News “Have any of you guys ever seen someone get shot?” asked Angelina Hall of a crowd before the State House. “I have.” The 14 year old Hall described witnessing a fight that ended with a gunshot when she was a child. She said she hears about gun violence in…MORE

State attorney general aims to stop online plans for 3D guns

State attorney general aims to stop online plans for 3D guns

  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island’s attorney general is demanding that federal officials stop the online spread of blueprints showing how to make 3D-printed plastic guns. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently joined other attorneys generals challenging a settlement between the State Department and a Texas-based company that wants to release the blueprints online. A…MORE

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