Category Archives: Politics

14 climate activists arrested for trespassing at Rhode Island Statehouse

14 climate activists arrested for trespassing at Rhode Island Statehouse

Rhode Island capital and state police arrested 14 climate activists at the Statehouse for trespassing Friday night. The Capital and State Police closed the building, which normally closes at 4 p.m., at 7 p.m., and arrested those inside who refused to leave on charges of trespassing, MORE

Hummel Report: A Rough Ride

Hummel Report: A Rough Ride

A multimillion-dollar project that began last spring to replace aging natural gas and water pipes in Providence has left many on the East Side navigating ripped-up roads, dodging uneven patches and wondering when work on their street will begin and end. This week, Jim Hummel hits the streets for some answers.MORE

Sondland says Giuliani was pushing for Ukraine quid pro quo

Sondland says Giuliani was pushing for Ukraine quid pro quo

Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the “express direction” of President Donald Trump and pushed a “quid pro quo” with Kyiv because he says that it was what Trump wanted.MORE

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Stone was convicted of all seven counts in an indictment that accused him of lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing the House investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to tip the 2016 election.MORE

Former RI GOP official shuts down anti-Trump PAC

Former RI GOP official shuts down anti-Trump PAC

A former executive director of the Rhode Island Republican Party has decided to shut down a political action committee that was aimed at backing candidates who oppose President Trump. MORE

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