Sen. Ana Quezada

Early voting begins Wednesday

BY: - August 16, 2023

Today marks the beginning of early in-person voting for the special primary elections held across the state. Voters will have through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to cast their ballots if they want to avoid going to the polls later that day. Polls will not be open on Labor Day, said Faith Chybowski, spokesperson […]

Testy exchanges add sparks to podcast debate between CD1 candidates

BY: - August 10, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos and former Providence state Rep. Aaron Regunberg launched spirited defenses of controversies dogging their campaigns during a 1st Congressional District Democratic debate moderated by a local podcaster Thursday. They were among eight candidates who participated in a debate for “The Bartholomewtown” Podcast recorded at Bill Bartholomew’s home studio. Ten […]

CD1 race heats up as candidates take jabs over PACs and privilege

BY: - August 4, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Eight candidates in the Democratic primary for the 1st Congressional District shared their ideas on promoting social justice and equity at a forum and debate Friday at the Providence Public Library Auditorium. The one-hour forum sponsored by Black Lives Matter RI PAC and the Rhode Island Black Business Association remained focused on policy. […]

Four Democratic CD1 candidates try to distinguish themselves in Barrington forum

BY: - July 31, 2023

BARRINGTON — Four Democratic candidates running for Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District seat — all people of color and either children of immigrants or immigrants themselves — had the opportunity Monday night to distinguish what made them stand out. Participating in a forum at the Barrington Public Library were former White House Aide Gabe Amo, […]

Everyone’s talking about the email Gov. McKee had to release. Here are 5 things to know

BY: - June 9, 2023

Blatantly sexist, racist, and unprofessional. That is how a company vying for a state contract to redevelop the Cranston Street Armory in Providence described the behavior of two state officials during a business trip to Philadelphia last March. Those comments are described in a four-page email dated March 12 from Scout Ltd. to Gov. Dan […]