BPR statement on George Floyd’s death, police violence:


George Floyd’s life mattered. Like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and too many others whose names we don’t know, Floyd was stolen from friends and family members who loved him and cared about him. His murder cannot be undone, and it is our most recent reminder of the fact that white supremacy, police violence, and racism are dangerously prevalent forces in America today… Read Full Statement

Rhode Island Legislator Guide

Use BPR’s Legislator Guide to learn more about your legislators and other legislators in the state. You can use the tool below to find a legislator based on geography, or scroll down further to see a list of all legislators. For every legislator who is new to the House or Senate, we have written a brief biography to provide some background on them. For those legislators who were in the House or Senate during the 2016 session, we have provided a brief legislative history for them, highlighting bills they have sponsored and providing access to more information. We have also collected contact information for every legislator so that this tool can also connect more constituents with their representatives on Smith Hill.

About the Author

Alex Floyd '18 is a staff writer for the Brown Political Review. He plans on concentrating in Political Science on the domestic track, and enjoys 30 Rock and House of Cards.