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RI Ranked as 10th Most Lenient State on High Risk Drivers—RI Ranked as 10th Most Lenient State on…

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Patriots Release Wide Receiver Nate Washington—Patriots Release Wide Receiver Nate Washington

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now It’s Raimondo’s Turn—EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now its Governor…

Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People—Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People

 
 
 

NEW: RI Fire Departments Will Receive $1.65 million

Rhode Island Fire Departments will soon receive over $1.65 million in federal funds to recruit more volunteer firefighters statewide and to help departments in Bristol and...

NEW: Fourth RI Man Sentenced For Receiving Cocaine Through The Mail

Providence’s Jamal L. Boleman is the latest Rhode Island resident to be sentenced to federal prison on drug trafficking charges for shipping packages...

Advocates Say Chafee ‘turned a blind eye’ to homeless crisis

While the overall reaction for Governor Lincoln Chafee’s budget proposal and State of the State address Wednesday night was generally positive, not everyone...

LISTEN: Most Debt-Ridden Cities and Towns + Hot or Not

GoLocalProv joined Helen Glover on WHJJ this morning to talk about today's top stories.

NEW: EngageRI praises Chafee’s address

Positive receptions to Govenor Chafee's State of the State address last night keep coming in.

Chafee Tells State: ‘The Changes We Have Made Are Working.’

In a decidedly optimistic speech that highlighted his priorities for the upcoming fiscal year and beyond, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee presented his State...

NEW: Unemployment rate falls to 10.2 percent

On the heels of an optimistic State of the State address by Governor Lincoln Chafee last night, the state got another bit of good news...

NEW: Lombardi Pushes for Term Limits

Would voters prefer to have their General Assembly members serve an unlimited number of two-year terms or a capped number of four-year terms? That&rsquo...

Chafee Proposes Lower Corporate Tax Rate

Perhaps the crowning achievement of his fiscal year 2014 budget, Governor Lincoln Chafee announced at last night’s State of the State address that, under...

Julia Steiny: Equity OR Excellence—Open Enrollment or Selective Admissions?

I first visited William M. Davies Career & Technical Center almost 20 years ago, for a story about workforce development. But the real story, back then...

State Leaders, Experts Call Chafee Budget ‘A Good First Step’

Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis and Treasurer Gina Raimondo applaud Governor Chafee during last night's State of the State address.

At one point during last night’s State of the State address, Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered a line from his prepared speech, waited for...

CHAFEE BUDGET: $30.4 Million More for School Aid; Tuition Freeze at State Schools

One of the biggest themes in Governor Chafee’s State of the State address last night, and his proposed fiscal year 2014 budget, involves an...

CHAFEE BUDGET: $20 Million In New Municipal Aid

In his State of the State address last year, Governor Chafee made headlines by declaring that 2012 was going to be the year of “cities...

CHAFEE BUDGET: $11.2 Million for ‘Shovel-Ready’ Programs

In an attempt to bring down the state’s unemployment rate and “stimulate construction activity”, not to mention invest in state infrastructure,...

CHAFEE BUDGET: $3 Million for Workforce Development

As part of his 2014 fiscal year budget, Governor Lincoln Chafee is proposing a $3 million “investment” over two years for a subsidized work immersion...

Chafee Says No New Taxes in FY2014 Budget

By far the most popular talking point of last night’s State of the State address and budget unveiling was the fact that Governor...

Chafee Budget Submitted in Near-Record Time

It may only be a small detail but the fact that Governor Lincoln Chafee submitted his budget to the General Assembly yesterday, on January 16, accomplished...

Governor Chafee’s 2013 State of the State Address - The Full Speech

Governor Lincoln Chafee speaks to the General Assembly during last night's State of the State address.

Mr. Speaker, Madam President, members of the General Assembly, Congressman Langevin, fellow General Officers, members of the Judiciary, distinguished guests, and my fellow Rhode Islanders, ...

Chafee Earns Mixed Grades On Mid-Term Report Card

With Governor Lincoln Chafee’s State of the State address and budget unveiling set for tomorrow evening, GoLocalProv asked lawmakers, state officials and some...

NEW: Raimondo One of Four Honored For Excellence

Four of Rhode Island’s prominent leaders have been named winners of the prestigious Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award.

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