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Topic: House of Representatives

Lin ’23: Contact Your Representative (Civics 0010)

Op-eds, Opinions

Lin ’23: Contact Your Representative (Civics 0010)

March 23, 2021 0 comments

The storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 was a misguided attempt to use political violence to sabotage the democratic process. It clearly failed: Joe Biden is now president, and the instigators of the insurrection are being investigated. Effecting political change requires communication and collaboration with policymakers ― not just […]

In recent efforts to increase gun control, Rhode Island Congress passed a gun prohibition bill supported by the governor and attorney general.

Metro, News

State poised to ban 3-D-printed guns, ‘ghost guns’

February 27, 2020 5 comments

In the first six weeks of the 2020 Legislative Session, both chambers of the Rhode Island General Assembly passed bills which outlaw 3-D-printed guns and other untraceable or undetectable firearms, better known as ‘ghost guns.’

R.I. Speaker of House receives student criticism

Metro, News

R.I. Speaker of House receives student criticism

November 29, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s close win in the November election this month could reflect a larger divide within the Democratic party between progressive and moderate party members.