New Speaker Needed for Rhode Island House - State and Federal Communications

March 25, 2014  •  

New Speaker Needed for Rhode Island House

Rhode Island State Capitol

Today the Rhode Island House of Representatives may seek to elect a new speaker to replace Gordon Fox, who resigned on Saturday. Fox abruptly resigned following a police raid of his home and office by state and federal officials on Friday. No reason for the search has yet been given by authorities or Fox.

Fox said he will remain as a representative in the House but does not intend to seek another term.

Photo of the Rhode Island State Capitol courtesy of Garrett A. Wollman on Wikimedia Commons.


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