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Voting & Elections 02.3.2024

Same-Day Voter Registration campaign seeks to increase voting access in R.I.

Rhode Island's 30-day voter registration deadline is "one of the last remaining large, structural barriers to increased participation," says Marion.

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.

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.

Media & Democracy 02.1.2024

McKee orders refunds after RIDOT charges news outlets for bridge docs

“Given the extraordinary public interest in the bridge debacle it made no sense that RIDOT charged any media outlets for the records."

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