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Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Casinos are a Bad Bet for Rhode Island

Dan Lawlor explains why table gaming won't cure all of Rhode Island's financial woes.

Chafee’s Budget: A Win for Education

The state would fully fund the second year of the education funding formula and award $11 million in additional dollars to underfunded communities under the Governor'...

Chafee’s Budget: A Commitment to Municipalities

A large portion of the Governor's State of the State address focused on cities and towns, which he claims are in "crisis" thanks to...

Chafee’s Budget: $200 Million in Ballot Proposals

Voters will be asked to consider whether the state should borrow more than $200 million to invest in infrastructure projects this November under Governor Chafee's...

Chafee’s Budget: A Tax Amnesty Period

Governor Chafee's proposal includes a 75-day amnesty period where delinquent taxpayers would be allowed to pay their taxes without penalty, which he believes could...

Chafee’s Budget: Cuts in Health and Human Services

Health and Human services makes up the largest chunk of the state's budget, so it is almost always the first to see cuts. This...

video: Rep. Doreen Costa Reacts to State of the State

State Representative and prominent Tea Party member Doreen Costa reacts to Governor Chafee's State of the State address.

State of the State: “The Year of the Cities and Towns”

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee tonight presented his combined Budget and State of the State Address – “The Year of the Cities and...

Governor Chafee’s State of the State Address - The Full Speech

Governor Chafee on Tuesday rolled out his vision for the state and introduced his fiscal year 2013 budget. GoLocalProv has the entire 3,500 word speech.

NEW: ACLU Wants Cranston to Pay Up in Prayer Saga

Rhode Island ACLU attorneys today asked the court to award $173,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs for their successful work n the Cranston prayer case.

NEW: Loughlin to Run Barry Hinckley’s Campaign

Former Congressional candidate John Loughlin has been tapped to serve on Republican Senate candidate Barry Hinckley's campaign, according to a local radio station.

Is Providence Going Belly Up?

Concerns are mounting over whether the capital city can remain afloat in light of cash flow problems, a $22.5 million budget shortfall and a court ruling...

NEW: Lawmakers to Vote on Redistricting Wednesday

Following approval from both the House and Senate judiciary committees last week, the General Assembly is expected to take a vote on House, Senate and...

NEW: Contractor Pleads Guilty in $4.2 Million Fraud Scheme

Mario Perretta, 36, of Cranston, R.I., owner of M&M Ironworks in Providence, pled guilty in federal court in Providence today to eight counts...

State of the State Preview

GoLocalProv has a sneak peak at some of the key issues to watch for in tonight’s address.

NEW: Lawmakers to Introduce Rhode Island DREAM Act Bill

Sen. Juan Pichardo (D-Dist. 2, Providence) will be joining Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence) for a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 1, to discuss their proposal to...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Stop Trying to Silence Teachers

Dan Wall offers a defense of teachers in light of a new bill that would make unions optional.

State Could Save $250 Million by Banning Collective Bargaining, Study Says

A study released this week by the Goldwater Institute projects that a ban on collective bargaining and contracts could save Ocean State taxpayers $252 million per...

Municipalities Choking on Pension Costs: City-by-City Breakdown

Some of the most cash-strapped cities in the state would need to dedicate at least 30 percent of all property taxes to pensions and health benefits...

NEW: Reed Unveils Plan to Prevent Student Loan Rate Hike

In an effort to ease the financial burden on families struggling to pay for college, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) will introduce legislation tomorrow...

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