Latest Rhode Island State General Assembly News

Seth Magaziner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District.

Sep. 13, 2022 20:32 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seth Magaziner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District.

States boost child care money as congressional effort stalls

Jul. 31, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Difficulties in finding affordable child care cost Enoshja Ruffin her job three years ago. The mother of six was let go from her position as a counselor for kids with cerebral palsy after she missed three shifts because she had trouble finding babysitters. After...

Lawmaker suspended from TikTok defends twerking video

Jul. 13, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A state senator in Rhode Island who was suspended from TikTok after posting a video in which she twerked while doing a handstand in a bikini says she has no regrets. Sen. Tiara Mack, a 28-year-old Providence Democrat, is Black and queer and dismissed any criticism of...