Rhode Island

  • State Houses

    69
    DEM
    vs.
    6
    REP
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    State Senates

    32
    DEM
    vs.
    5
    REP
    Rhode Island
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Latest News in Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island Democrats push marriage equality through state House of Representatives

    Reuters is reporting that the Rhode Island House of Representatives has given overwhelming support to legislation that would allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in the state.

  • Marriage equality advances in Rhode Island

    Rhode Islanders United for Marriage is reporting that "the Judiciary Committee of the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted unanimously to send

  • Rhode Island Democratic Senate leader promises vote on marriage equality

    Rhode Island may soon cease to be the only New England state to not afford equal marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples. According to The Advocate the state Senate's Democratic President M. Teresa Paiva Weed "has committed to allowing a vote on the issue in the next year."

  • Another barrier broken: Rhode Island elects its first openly-gay House Speaker

    Congratulations are in order for Providence Democrat Gordon Fox, who has been overwhelmingly chosen by his fellow Representatives to be the next Speaker of the Rhode Island H