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Unemployment Rises Again: 11.1 Percent

The state’s unemployment rate increased to 11.1 percent in March—up one-tenth of a point from February— and only 496,100 residents were working,...

Aaron Regunberg: Behind the Standardized Test Curtain

Aaron Regunberg takes on the problems with standardized tests.

Lawmaker Challenges Health Care Exchange Executive Order

State Rep. Lisa P. Tomasso (D-Dist. 29, Coventry, West Greenwich), citing constitutional grounds, is supporting R.I. Right to Life’s legal challenge of Gov....

State Rep. Refuses to Pay Taxes

Tax day has come and gone, but one state lawmaker says he plans to make the government wait before he pays another dime.

NEW: Cicilline Blasts Doherty for Opposing ‘Buffett Rule’

Congressman David Cicilline is criticizing Republican congressional candidate Brendan Doherty for not supporting the “Buffett Rule,” which would have raised taxes on the...

NEW: Whitehouse Calls for Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

This month the U.S. Senate is expected to take up legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, a landmark law originally passed in 1994...

NEW: Reed Calls Wickford Junction the ‘Little Train Station That Could’

When the first commuter rail train makes its inaugural run on April 23rd between Wickford and Providence, U.S. Senator Jack Reed plans to be...

NEW: Police Officer Killed in Crash to be Promoted Posthumously

The Providence Police Officer killed in a car crash this morning will be promoted posthumously to Sergeant, the PPD has announced.

NEW: State Takes Over Central Falls School District

The state is taking over the Central Falls school district and will handle negotiating union contracts, the Rhode Island Department of Education has announced.

Julia Steiny: University Park Models The Behavior They Want to See

Julia Steiny sheds some light on the University Park Campus School's secret to success: Teaching the kids to think deeply.

State Awards Millions to Failing Schools

Seven of the state’s lowest-achieving schools are receiving $5.4 million in federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding over the next three years to help...

Employee Calls for Changes at Providence Housing

Questioning the process of hiring an interim executive director at the Providence Housing Authority (PHA), a longtime employee is calling for Mayor Angel Taveras to...

Top 20 State House Spenders in 2012

An Electoral College reform group, two casinos hoping for table game expansion and several insurance companies are among the entities that have already spent over $1...

NEW: Chafee Travels to Afghanistan

Until this morning, most of Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s interactions with the military have been ceremonial, be they distributing honors at the Statehouse or...

NEW: ACLU Files Court Brief Saying U.S. Bears Some Responsibility in Death of Immigrant Detainee

The Rhode Island ACLU has filed a legal brief asking a federal court to reject arguments by the United States government that it be dismissed...

NEW: Last-Minute Locations to Obtain a Free Voter ID

Secretary of State Ralph Mollis office’s mobile Voter ID team has visited every city and town in Rhode Island at least once, but...

NEW: Whitehouse Applauds President Obama’s Plan to Address High Gas Prices

As Rhode Islanders and middle class families across the country struggle to keep up with rising gas prices, President Obama has announced series of new...

NEW: Home Sales Rise in Rhode Island

Rhode Island scored the largest year-to-year homes sales increase in New England in March, concluded the RE/MAX of New England monthly housing report.

NEW: Hinckley Rips Senate Dems for Not Producing Budget

The Hinckley for Senate campaign is again ripping Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and the Democratic Senate for not producing a budget.

Dan Lawlor: Political Leadership Needs a Shakeup in RI

Dan Lawlor says there is a gap in opportunity between the leaders of the state and the residents living in it.

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