Category Archives: Politics

Elorza will not run for governor in 2022

Elorza will not run for governor in 2022

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News Citing family concerns and the responsibilities of running the city, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza said Wednesday that he will not run for governor of Rhode Island in 2022, and has no immediate plans to run for any other political office. “It’s something that I’ve spent maybe the last year looking…MORE

Voter ID, gig worker, other questions deemed constitutional

Voter ID, gig worker, other questions deemed constitutional

A question that would require voters to present an ID and a second that would grant new benefits for drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft while stopping short of declaring them employees have cleared an initial hurdle on their way to next year’s ballot. MORE

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. The doses could begin the week of Sept. 20.MORE

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