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Teamsters back Bucci Democratic mayoral candidate Maria Bucci has received the backing of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 251. "e;Maria Bucci's background and experience demonstrate her commitment to the needs of Cranston's working families. more
As the week began, it was unclear how Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini will come down on a motion that could scramble expectations for Rhode Island's most anticipated political trial of the year. The motion, filed last week by Jeff Britt's lawyer, more
Hopkins receives backing of police union The city's police union has endorsed Republican Citywide Councilman Ken Hopkins in the race to succeed Mayor Allan Fung. "Ken Hopkins is a great supporter of public safety. He has always conducted himself as a more
Rhode Island's primary election delivered a shock to the system. For years, progressives have complained that the General Assembly's Democratic mainstream didn't adequately represent Democratic values. (It was grassroots campaigns initiated outside the more
Where the money race stands More than $330,000 has been spent in the campaign for mayor since the start of 2020 - and the candidates vying for the Democratic and Republican nominations are in varying financial positions based on the final campaign more
By IAN DONNIS SEIU1199 NE is waging a new and aggressive campaign against every incumbent facing a primary in the Rhode Island House of Representatives - and the House is in an uproar about it. The situation stems from how a bill to establish minimum more
O'Leary, Napolitano back Stycos Two former Democratic mayors, John O'Leary and Michael Napolitano, are endorsing Citywide Councilman Steve Stycos's campaign for mayor. "e;Thank you both for your support of me and my vision for a better Cranston,"e; Stycos more
Bucci, Stycos tout environmental group endorsements The Democratic candidates for mayor are touting new endorsements this week, with statewide environmental organizations weighing in on the race in the final stretch before the Sept. 8 primary. Maria more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Bucci seeks Ward 6 seat Paul Bucci, a Democrat and former member of Cranston's School Committee, is seeking the Ward 6 seat on the City Council in this year's election. "e;I am running for City Council because I want to make sure Ward 6 more
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo's leadership in the fight against COVID-19 got national exposure via a story in Politico Magazine last week: "How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback." The story by veteran reporter Michael Grunwald pointed more
Just two of the six ward seats on the City Council will be contested this fall after declared Republican candidates in wards 1 and 3 failed to submit the required number of signatures to qualify for ballot placement. Ward 1 more
Now is the summer of our discontent. The freedom of Americans to do mostly whatever they want, gathering, shopping and consuming with abandon, faces a renewed threat from a resurgence of coronavirus infections. Rhode Island has fared well so far by more
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