Gov. Lincoln Chafee
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed a proclamation declaring a “Day of Reason” in Rhode Island.
The flagship video game that had been under development by Curt Schilling’s company when it went under is now just “a lot of junk,” Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Thursday, and he wasn’t surprised that it failed to sell at auction.
In a Yuletide turnaround, Gov. Lincoln Chafee is now calling this year’s Statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, saying his past practice of calling it a holiday tree generated too much anger.
After the deadly school massacre in Newtown, Conn., top Rhode Island leaders gathered to recommend ways to crack down on gun violence. Topping the list were proposals to ban semi-automatic assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
Independent Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joining the Democratic Party ahead of his bid for a second term, two Democratic officials said Thursday.
The outlook for a ban on semiautomatic assault weapons prompted by the Newtown, Conn., school shooting appears to be dimming in Rhode Island as lawmakers enter the final weeks of their annual session.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee gave the public 30 minutes’ notice for this year’s tree lighting ceremony at the Statehouse, saying he wanted to avoid what happened last year when protesters crashed the event and it devolved into chaos.
There will be a tree lighting ceremony at the Rhode Island Statehouse after all.
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling asked Rhode Island for additional help to save his video game company Wednesday, prompting state leaders to consider whether the firm is viable enough to justify further investment.
Rhode Island’s governor on Monday declared that the state will recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, giving gay couples the same rights as heterosexual ones when it comes to health insurance and a slew of other benefits.