Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox of Providence has put his Providence home on the market.
Fox, who resigned as speaker after state police and FBI and IRS agents raided his State House office and his East Side home on March 21, is asking $615,00 for his house on Gorton Street on the East Side of the city.
There’s another development in the case that led to former House Speaker Gordon Fox’s resignation last month. Federal law enforcement officials on Wednesday subpoenaed City of Providence records related to Fox.
Federal and state investigations made a high-profile raid of House Speaker Gordon Fox’s Statehouse office and East Side home late last month. Fox resigned the next day and a new speaker took the helm of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. But investigators have not said what sparked the probe, and little fresh information has emerged in the almost 4 weeks since the raid. Robert Clark Corrente served as Rhode Island’s top federal prosecutor from 2004 and 2009 and he’s now a partner with the Providence law firm of Burns & Levinson.
Education activist Aaron Regunberg, one of the founders of the Providence Student Union advocacy group, says he's running for the District 4 state representative seat now held by former House speaker Gordon Fox.
On Election Night 2012, two good friends -- House Speaker Gordon Fox and Congressman David Cicilline -- spent time together, savoring their re-election victories after a hard-fought and sometimes unpleasant campaign season.
The stench of corruption has once again encircled the Rhode Island Statehouse. Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay says it may be time to try something different on Smith Hill.
Unless you have been living in one of those 1950s-era nuclear bomb shelters, or the old East Side tunnel, you’ve probably heard of the latest Statehouse scandal. The state police and federal IRS and FBI agents raided the offices of House Speaker Gordon Fox 10 days ago. The next day he abruptly resigned.