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By ALLIE LEWIS No matter what level of government you might be interested in serving, political hopefuls face no shortage of obstacles when it comes to getting elected - or even just getting their names on the ballot. The number of hurtles women face, more
The data for the redrawing of Rhode Island's General Assembly districts is expected to emerge in late August, setting the stage for separating potential winners and losers in the decennial redistricting process. Redistricting is a kind of political blood more
By ARDEN BASTIA Although 51 percent of Rhode Island's population is women, "we are nowhere near having equal representation in political office," said Kelly Nevins, CEO of Women's Fund of Rhode Island. For Nevins and other advocates, getting women on the more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha said the higher number of shootings in mostly poor parts of Providence is among his top concerns. Asked about how some major categories of crime have climbed, after mostly falling since the mid-1990s, Neronha more
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