Government








State legislators introduce Red Flag gun bill

With the support and co-sponsorship of House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, Rep. Dennis M. Canario has filed legislation (2018-H 7688) that would create a means for courts to disarm people whose behavior is believed by authorities to pose a serious threat to others or themselves.



Donovan, Ruggiero call for passage of Equal Pay Act

It was 1946 when Rhode Island first passed a law making it illegal to pay a woman less than a man for the same work. Seventy-two years later, women working full time in Rhode Island still make only 86 cents to the dollar that her male counterpart makes.