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Dr. Downtown, David Brussat: Free Advice for Raimondo—Here’s some free advice for Rhode Island’s new…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Heather Tow-Yick: Investing in Public Education—With this election season behind us, I congratulate…

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NEW: State Sen. to Introduce Bill Allowing Campus Cops to Pack Heat

Senator Glenford J. Shibley, (R-Dist. 33, Coventry, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick), will introduce legislation that will permit campus police officers at the state’s...

Redistricting Ruined by Rhode Island Politics

The redistricting process is supposed to consider several factors, but critics say politics is getting in the way.

NEW: Flags at Half-Staff Sunday

To honor the memory of U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Luis Mendonca, a Rhode Island native who died Sunday, December 4, 2011, following an automobile accident near...

Union Leader Rips Gist on Teacher Comments

After several teachers raised concerns about comments state Education Commissioner Deborah Gist made during a Board of Regents meeting in October, a top union official...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Chace Baptista: Achievement First is a Lifeboat

An education reformer argues that Providence's public school system is like the Titanic and ignoring that reality and the impact that it is having...

NEW: Council to Meet on Achievement First Monday

The Providence City Council Education Subcommittee will meet Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Providence City Hall, Third Floor to review a draft report on...

NEW: AG Rips Senate Republicans

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin expressed dismay at the Senate Republicans blocking the nomination of Richard Cordray as Director of the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ...

PODCAST: Redistricting Ruined by Rhode Island Politics

In states like California and Arizona, redistricting is done by a completely non-political committee selected on a non-partisan basis. That is not the case in...

INVESTIGATION: Government Worker Injuries Skyrocket

Local and state government workers in Rhode Island claim far more injuries and illnesses than their counterparts in the private sector, according to new data...

Full Review of Providence Loan Program Coming

The government agency that oversees the funds awarded to the Providence loan program that has come under scrutiny in recent months says it will begin...

NEW: Reed Introduces Bill to Restore Energy Funding

U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation to restore funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

NEW: Reed Says Republican Stonewalling Leaves Consumers Vulnerable

After Senate Republicans killed a vote on the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), U...

NEW: Cicilline Web Platform for Sharing Stories, Extending Unemployment Benefits

On December 31 more than two million Americans will lose the unemployment insurance supporting them as they seek new jobs.

Julia Steiny: Stop Kicking Kids Out of School

Julia Steiny says America, the land that takes great pride in its history of inclusiveness and tolerance, has zero tolerance for disruptive, rude or misbehaving...

PODCAST: INVESTIGATION: Government Worker Injuries Skyrocket

Local and state government workers in Rhode Island claim injuries and illnesses at a far higher rate than their counterparts in the private sector, according...

NEW: Reed Says Congress Should Skip Holiday to Keep Working

U.S. Senator Jack Reed is calling on Congressional leaders to scrap plans to adjourn for the holidays unless Congress finishes important work on funding...

NEW: Ed Reformers Blast Oppostion

Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) released a statement today challenging the credibility of the group behind a website aimed at distributing propaganda regarding the proposed...

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Mayor Taveras Dishes on First Year in Office

In a wide-ranging interview with GoLocalProv, Mayor Taveras broke down both the successes and failures of his first year as Mayor and offered his vision...

“Holiday” Tree Lighting Crashed by Carolers

Last night's tree lighting at the statehouse was no "silent night," as dozens of carolers drowned out the ceremony with their rendition of "O...

NEW: Six RI Vets Honored 70 Years After Pearl Harbor

Six Rhode Islanders will be honored today at a State House ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of a “date that will live in infamy....

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