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Ethics 02.2.2024

Ethics panel dismisses GOP complaint against R.I. Speaker Shekarchi

John Marion's comment on the Ethics Commission's dismissal a complaint filed against House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi. 

Ethics 02.2.2024

RI Ethics Commission dismisses complaint against Speaker Shekarchi

Executive director John Marion's comment on the Ethics Commission's dismissal of a complaint against House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi.

Ethics 05.6.2019

Political Scene: Expense-paid trips send R.I. lawmakers around the world

With sponsors such as the NRA and the IGT gaming company, state legislators have traveled to Taiwan, Hawaii, Greece and Colombia as well as destinations throughout the U.S.

Ethics 05.1.2019

R.I. Supreme Court Justice Flaherty appeals ruling that he violated ethics code

Rhode Island Supreme Justice Francis X. Flaherty is appealing a ruling that he violated the state Code of Ethics by failing to disclose his role leading a Catholic legal group while ruling on a priest sexual abuse case.

Ethics 04.19.2019

Bill would restore R.I. lawmakers’ ability to post their photos on General Assembly website

Rhode Island’s legislative leaders are pushing for fast action on a new bill to reinstate a lost perk, to wit: their ability to run photos of themselves and other incumbent lawmakers on the General Assembly website — and official social-media accounts — during election season.

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