Former Providence police detective Joseph Colanduano has been sentenced to 20 years in prison with eight to serve afterRead More
State Employee compensation in Rhode Island is significantly below competitive rates nationally, according to an independent study commissioned by the State's Department of Administration (DOA).
A sample of 21 job titles were compared in a comprehensive benchmark test against six other states and three comparable municipalities as well as prevalent wages within private sector occupational wages. The DOA’s commissioned report found Rhode Island State employees’ compensation does not stand up by comparison.
Governor Lincoln Chafee has appointed Regina Marie Costa Gibb as Child Advocate for the State of Rhode Island.
The case of an “illegal” marina that has continued to operate with impunity is calling into question the effectiveness ofRead More
A 1998 federal law could create problems for the state, if the General Assembly passes a bill that would allow illegalRead More
Governor Lincoln Chafee this afternoon announced he had made ten appointments to the Board of Governors for HigherRead More
In light of the fiscal crisis in Central Falls, House Speaker Gordon Fox has appointed a special commission to review andRead More
A state senator is calling for an end to one of the better perks of serving in the General Assembly—getting health careRead More
Governor Lincoln Chafee has announced that he will be visiting Houston, Texas which his office said he is viewing as aRead More