Secretary of State Gregg Amore

Child Advocate resigns, McKee announces formation of search committee

BY: - July 28, 2023

PROVIDENCE — After a year of leave, Rhode Island’s child advocate officially resigned her position to take on a new role as legal counsel for the Secretary of State’s office.  Gov. Dan McKee announced Jennifer Griffith’s July 16 resignation in a press release Tuesday, along with the formation of a search committee to fill the […]

Gun safety advocates get help from high-profile activist to push for assault weapons ban

BY: - May 12, 2023

PROVIDENCE — In her first trip to Rhode Island as executive director of Moms Demand Action, Angela Ferrell-Zabala said the Ocean State can be the Northeast’s leader in gun safety. Moms Demand Action, whose national office is based out of Washington D.C., was founded following the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut in 2012 and now […]