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Developer Getting $3.6M in RI Tax Credits Sued by N. Carolina Town for Backing Out of Project—Developer Getting $3.6M in RI Tax Credits Sued…

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Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Catholic Church, Wells Fargo, and Rabbi Gutterman—Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Catholic Church, Wells Fargo,…

Siedle: FBI & SEC Should Investigate Raimondo & Magaziner’s Billion-Plus Losing Hedge Fund Gamble—Siedle: FBI & SEC Should Investigate Raimondo &…

NEW: Aponte Campaign Finance Case Referred to Attorney General—NEW: Aponte Campaign Finance Case Referred to Attorney…

RI Ranks 7th Worst in U.S. for Business Tax Climate—RI Ranks 7th Worst in U.S. for Business…

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Mass vs. RI: Sales Tax Wars

With Massachusetts considering lowering its sales tax, must Rhode Island follow suit to stay competitive?

There’s a war brewing over revenue between Rhode Island and Massachusetts and, no, it has nothing to do with new casinos and/or...

WEATHER UPDATE: Snow Coming Tonight, Storm Outlook For Weekend

We're still working around the snow left from the Blizzard of '13... how much snow will arrive tonight? And this weekend?

We’re still expecting some snow tonight but it may not be all that noticeable once all is said and done.

NEW: Slater Pushes Forward on Effort to ‘Ban the Box’

A move by Representative Scott Slater would eliminate questions about a person's criminal record from job applications.

A news conference was held today at the State House concerning a legislation that would change Rhode Island's hiring policies by limited bias against...

NEW: State’s Bid to Purchase Rocky Point Approved

After a clean-up, the land that used to house Rocky Point may be opened to the public in the fall.

The state of Rhode Island has just purchased the remaining land at Rocky Point in Warwick and plans to develop a new state park seem...

NEW: Providence Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Michael Brier admitted this week that he under-reported $1.1 million of income and violated a federal court order.

A Providence business owner has pled guilty to underreporting over a million dollars in income and violating a federal court order that had permanently barred...

NEW: Common Cause Renews Push for General Assembly Oversight

Common Cause is renewing its call to restore the Ethics Commissions' oversight powers over the General Assembly.

After a 2009 Rhode Island Supreme Court decision stripped the Ethics Commission’s jurisdiction over the “core legislative acts” of members of the...

NEW: Mollis Warns RI Businesses of Direct Mail Scam

Don't be fooled by a letter from

Rhode Island businesses need to be on the lookout for a direct-mail scam aimed at bilking them of $125. Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis released...

Do RI Voters Want to Decide Gay Marriage at the Polls?

Should Rhode Island voters decide gay marriage at the polls? One organization believes so and says 78 percent of the state agrees with them.

It’s been a quiet few weeks in the battle over same sex marriage in Rhode Island but that doesn’t mean the...

Stage Set for Battle over Binding Arbitration for Teachers

A bill by Representative Anastasia Williams would mandate binding arbitration to settle disputes between school departments and teachers unions.

What should be done when a school department and its local teachers’ union fail to reach a contract agreement? Should the teachers be allowed...

NEW: RI Gets $15M for Sandy-Related Road Repair

One week after it was announced that Rhode Island will receive $3.2 million in federal funds to assist in recovery efforts following last October’s...

New: State Reps Want Feds to Weigh in on Sakonnet Bridge Tolls

The topic of a toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge has sparked a furious debate among residents in the East Bay area and now four...

NEW: Moreau Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison

Three months after pleading guilty to corruption charges for awarding a no-bid contract to a longtime friend and political supporter in exchange for a discounted...

RI Congressional Delegation Pledge to Fight for Pell Grant Funding

As the federal Pell Grant program stabilizes financially, a debate over its future looms in Washington.

A battle is brewing in Washington over funding for the Federal Pell Grant student aid program and the four members of Rhode Island’s...

video: Nuns and Brother Flash Mob at Mercymount

Mercymount Country Day School was the unlikely site for a "flash mob" executed by Nuns, a Brother, and lay teachers.

NEW: Two More Storms On The Way To Rhode Island

Just when we thought it was over... two more storms are on their way toward Rhode Island. So get ready. Photo: Jef Nickerson/flickr.

Here we go again? Well, not exactly, but there will be some winter weather action in our future over the next week or so--first on...

Is RI’s Economy on the Rebound?

Rhode Island's economy picked up steam in a big way during December of last year.

Rhode Island’s unemployment rate may still be one of the worst in the nation but, according to a new report, the state&rsquo...

poll: How Did the City of Providence Do in Snow Removal?

The weekend storm left more than 2 feet in some areas and the response to the City of Providence's clean up has been mixed. A...

NEW: Chafee Has Asked FEMA to Evaluate Storm Damage

As the state continues to dig itself out of last weekend’s mammoth blizzard, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has reportedly asked the Federal...

NEW: RIPTA Beginning Gradual Reopening Following Storm

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is slowly beginning to dig its way out of the blizzard of 2013. RIPTA announced today that it has...

NEW: Another Week, Another Rise in Gas Prices in RI

Gas Prices in Rhode Island are quickly approaching $4 per gallon and there doesn’t appear to be any relief in sight. A week after...

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