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Students struggle to register, request absentee ballots

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Students struggle to register, request absentee ballots

February 25, 2020 0 comments

As the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries continue, students attempting to request absentee ballots may already be too late, said Steve Pokorny, a program manager at the Swearer Center for Public Service.

Four hours of debate preceded the Rhode Island House of Representative’s vote on legislation to keep abortion legal in Rhode Island.  The bill, sponsored by Rep. Anastasia Williams, D-Providence, passed without amendments.

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R.I. House votes to protect abortion rights

March 8, 2019 1 comment

The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed legislation to keep abortion legal in the state Thursday night.

Youth from environmental activist group the Sunrise Movement lined the hallways of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C. to protest McConnell’s call to force a vote on the Green New Deal in the Senate.

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Environmental activists stage sit-in on Capitol Hill

February 27, 2019 0 comments

Over 200 young people from Sunrise Movement, including 11 University students, swarmed the hallways outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Capitol Hill office Monday, protesting his plan to bring the Green New Deal to a Senate vote and his acceptance of money from fossil fuel companies.