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Committee to vote on same-sex marriage

April 23, 2013 0 comments

The R.I. Senate Judiciary Committee’s decision will determine whether the bill goes to a Senate vote.

R.I. same-sex marriage debate spans 20 years

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R.I. same-sex marriage debate spans 20 years

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

A bill currently in the Rhode Island Senate is the culmination of a long discussion on marriage.

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Future of vacated building unclear

April 16, 2013 0 comments

Costs pose a challenge to the city’s plans to remodel Providence’s tallest building.

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Senate will vote on same-sex marriage in April

April 9, 2013 0 comments

Teresa Paiva Weed, senate president, is ‘confident’ a vote will occur this month

The new legislation aims to reduce punitive measures for possession and instead focus on treatment and education.

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State law reduces marijuana penalties

April 2, 2013 1 comment

The state will use money raised through fines to fund drug treatment and education programs.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear two pieces of legislation on same-sex marriage today, including the referendum resolution.

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Bill would put gay marriage to referendum

March 21, 2013 2 comments

The joint resolution would ask voters to accept or reject an amendment to the state’s constitution.

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Same-sex marriage bills face Senate

March 19, 2013 5 comments

Both bills could legalize same-sex marriage, though one would be through a referendum.

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R.I. Senate considers bill to assist homeless veterans

March 14, 2013 7 comments

The joint resolution would fund housing for up to half of the state’s homeless veterans.

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Providence wins philanthropy challenge

March 14, 2013 0 comments

Mayor Angel Taveras’ idea aims to improve literacy skills for children from low-income families.

Providence pension plan upheld as ‘fair’

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Providence pension plan upheld as ‘fair’

March 13, 2013 2 comments

Superior Court Judge Taft-Carter supported the reform, which includes a cap on pensions.