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Should magistrates oversee contested divorce cases? Why Common Cause RI is objecting.

“If Family Court magistrates are allowed to conduct trials, they should be chosen in the same manner that Family Court judges are selected – through the Merit Selection process."

As session begins, R.I. House requests no more than 15 bills per legislator

John Marion, executive director of Common Cause Rhode Island, raises opposition to House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi's calls for a 15 bill limit per each House member.

Bonus Q&A: Marion On First Amendment, Campaign Finance, RI Apathy & More

Common Cause of RI head John Marion joins Bonus Q&A to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court, how to make RI elections more competitive, what he's watching on campaign finance issues, and much more.

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