Federal Communications Commission

More than $1.7M spent on broadcast ads in CD1 race

BY: - August 25, 2023

As primary day in Rhode Island nears, the airwaves war in the race to represent the 1st Congressional District is heating up — and getting costly. As of Aug. 25, five Democratic candidates and three political action committees (PAC) have collectively spent $1.74 million on more than 6,000 advertisements across Rhode Island’s broadcast TV stations, […]

Big spenders: Nearly $750K committed to TV ads in CD1 race

BY: - August 2, 2023

With uplifting music and images of family, a narrator’s voice tells the story of Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos and her journey to America, her experience learning English, and her service in local and state government before the 1st Congressional District candidate walks onto screen. “The American dream is real,” Matos said. “But we have to […]

U.S. Senate spending panel sets funding levels for annual bills 

BY: - June 22, 2023

WASHINGTON — A group of U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday approved funding levels for dozens of federal departments for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 — setting up a likely clash with House Republicans as a deadline approaches later this year. The move to advance the spending plan was essential if Congress is going […]