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Dept. of Health Recommends Closing Scarborough & Bristol Town Beach for Swimming—Dept. of Health Recommends Closing Scarborough & Bristol…

Rhode Island Ranked 39th in the U.S. for Women’s Equality—Rhode Island Ranked 39th in the U.S. for…

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NEW: Raimondo Featured In Institutional Investor on Pension Reform

Rhode Island State Treasurer Gina Raimondo sat down for an in-depth interview with well-known business website institutionalinvestor.com this week to discuss the battle for pension reform in the Ocean State.

Rhode Island State Treasurer Gina Raimondo is getting big press today for her efforts in helping the state battle pension reform in an in-depth interview...

Julia Steiny: Overcoming the Tyranny of the High School Schedule

Julia Steiny says radical educational creativity is not possible until schools loosen their vice grip on the lockstep traditional schedule. It's just a matter...

NEW: RI #17 For Education in Nation—EdWeek

Rhode Island ranked 17th for education in the 2013 Quality Counts report cards from Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center released on...

RI’s Congressional Delegation to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline on Friday will call for action to help reduce gun violence and...

NEW: Langevin Appointed To Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has been appointed by Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) to serve on a congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. In December, Thompson...

Rhode Island Students Suspended Over 41,000 Times Last School Year

Rhode Island’s elementary, middle and high school students were suspended from school 41,471 times during the 2011/12 school year, with more than one third of...

URI Spent Over $41,000 On Cabot House Furniture In President’s Home

In 2009, The University of Rhode Island spent over $41,000 on Cabot House furniture during a period of renovations made to President David Dooley’s on-campus...

Rhode Island 2011/12 High School Suspension Data

A complete breakdown of high school suspension figures from the 2011/12 school year.

Rhode Island 2011/12 Middle School Suspension Data

A complete breakdown of middle school suspension figures from the 2011/12 school year.

Rhode Island 2011/12 Elementary School Suspension Data

A complete breakdown of elementary school suspension figures from the 2011/12 school year.

NEW: RIPEC Releases Report on RI’s Health Benefits Exchange

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) today relesed its “Rhode Island’s Health Benefit Exchange: Progress and Challenges," a report that describes...

NEW: Langevin Announces Winners of RI Cybersecurity Contest

For the second year in a row, Exeter-West Greenwich High School student Adam Sowden has been named the top finisher in the Rhode Island Cyber...

State Senator Calls for Repeal of Alcohol Reporting Law

State Senator Lou Raptakis has introduced legislation calling for repeal of a new regulation that requires restaurants, bars and alcohol retailers to provide a report...

Over 30 Cities & Towns Have Raised Taxes Above State Law Since 2009

Cities and towns across Rhode Island have sought approval to exceed the state’s cap on property taxes 33 times since the 2009 fiscal year, according...

NEW: Chafee Nominates 10 for Education Board

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced ten nominees for the Rhode Island Board of Education. The Governor’s nominee for Board Chair is Eva-Marie...

NEW: Reed, Whitehouse Seek to Avoid Deportation of Liberians

U.S. Senator Jack Reed led a letter signed by 15 of his colleagues, including fellow Rhode Island counterpart Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, to President Obama urging...

Tom Finneran: The Cultural Decline Since Downton Abbey

I’ve become a big fan of the Masterpiece Theater show “Downton Abbey.” The historical setting is epic—pre- and post-war...

Rhode Island Owes Feds $200 Million for Unemployment Benefits

Rhode Island still owes the federal government nearly $200 million from loans taken out to cover unemployment benefits, according to figures released last week by the...

NEW: Kilmartin and Verizon Wireless Team-up to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

As a result of a month long cell phone recycling drive held by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Office of Attorney General, Verizon...

NEW: Gas Prices Jump Two Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up two cents this week, the first weekly increase locally since last October 1st, according to AAA Southern New...

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