Articles by Leo Gordon

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The Power Move

The case for line-item veto in Rhode Island

Metro, Nov 13 2020

by Leo Gordon & Peder Schaefer

Paying Little League umpires. Repairing leaky, all-male social club roofs. Buying shuffleboards and installing hair dryers. For decades, members of the …

Budgets in Distress

Unpacking unexpected funding cuts to R.I.’s most at-risk communities

Metro, Oct 16 2020

by Leo Gordon

At the end of July, Rhode Island slashed funding for the Distressed Communities Relief Fund in half, reducing the ability of …

Progressive Percolation

A selection of profiles on the state’s most forward-thinking politicians

Metro, Sep 25 2020

by Morgan Awner, Osayuwamen "Uwa" Ede-Osifo, Lucas Gelfond, Ricardo Gomez, Leo Gordon, Elana Hausknecht, Evie Hidysmith, Rose Houglet, Deborah Marini, Vicky Phan & Peder Schaefer

On September 8, progressive candidates across Rhode Island swept the local Democratic primaries, upsetting incumbent Democrats in a way that made …