State House

Tweet prompts look at potentially shutting off parking meters around State House

BY: - May 4, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Two members of the Providence City Council want to disable parking meters around the State House when the General Assembly is in session to better promote public participation and engagement with the political process A resolution by Providence City Council Majority Whip and Ward 6 City Councilor Miguel Sanchez and Senior Deputy Majority […]

Construction equipment inside of a the Senate hearing room.

Capitol TV upgrades increase access to State House hearings

BY: - March 31, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Move over Netflix and HBO, there are new streaming offerings coming to town, courtesy of the Rhode Island State House. One House of Representatives hearing room will begin streaming its meetings on TV and online on Tuesday, April 4, with two Senate-side hearing rooms streaming starting the week of April 17 (after the […]

Teen boy in Navy blazer stands at desk with laptop open in House chamber

State House page job postings are ‘word of mouth’

BY: - March 15, 2023

The State House student page program is no exception to Rhode Island’s “know a guy” politics. But some say the growing push toward open government and inclusion should extend to the page program, too.