Former House Speaker Gordon Fox pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.
Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of House Speaker Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI, IRS and state police.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and House Speaker Gordon Fox are looking into whether the state can seize the site of a 2003 nightclub fire where 100 people were killed.
Supporters of legalizing gay marriage in Rhode Island gathered at a Statehouse rally Tuesday to protest a bill to legalize civil unions instead.