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NEW: Raimondo Hires New Chief Investment Officer

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the hiring of Anne-Marie Fink as the state's new chief investment officer/deputy treasurer of finance. In...

NEW: RI Electors Unanimously Cast their Ballots for President Barack Obama

In a statehouse ceremony today, Rhode Island’s four electoral votes were officially cast for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Dan Lawlor: Rhode Island Needs a Culture Change

Dan Lawlor says if we want to change the state, we need to change the culture.

Report Says Closing Tax Loopholes can Solve Fiscal Cliff

With Congress scrambling to agree on ways to reduce the deficit, the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RIPIRG) is saying that closing offshore tax...

State Report: RI’s Poor Business Rankings, Shakeup in the Governor’s Office & the Fiscal Cliff

This week, the State House Report centers on a pair of studies: the 2012 Edition of America’s Health Rankings and Forbes’ Worst States...

Fiscal Cliff would be Devastating to Brown University

If Congress fails to reach an agreement to avert going over so the so-called fiscal cliff, research funding at some of the national top institutions ...

video: President Obama Addresses Nation on CT Shooting

A somber President Barack Obama spoke via video to the country this evening regarding the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

CT School Shooting: Rhode Island Officials React

Rhode Island officials are reacting to today’s school shooting tragedy in Newtown, CT. GoLocalProv will continue to update as statements come in.

Florida Company Setting Up RI Health Exchange

A Florida-based consulting firm has been awarded an $18.9 million contract to help the state set up its new health benefits exchange, through which uninsured Rhode...

video: Providence School Teacher Quits, Rips School District

An elementary school teacher in the Providence Public Schools has taken to YouTube to offer his resignation and air out his frustrations with district policies...

NEW: Governor’s Workforce Board to Offer $1.4 M in Partnership Grants

The Governor's Workforce Board (GWB) has announced a $1.4 million Request for Proposals to fund workforce partnerships between private employers and educational providers. Innovative Partnership...

NEW: Kilmartin Joins Multi-State Coalition in Action to Curb Climate Change Pollution

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined a coalition of seven states, which on Tuesday notified the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their intent...

NEW: Reed, Whitehouse Urge Emergency Federal Funding for Fisheries Disasters

In an effort to help Rhode Island fishermen, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that $150 million is included in the Senate...

Aaron Regunberg: Teacher Intimidation is a Myth, Right?

Aaron Regunberg says the anxiety shared by so many educators is not the result of paranoid delusions.

NEW: Langevin Announces 2013 Service Academy Nominations

Following a thorough consideration of applications by his independent advisory board, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has nominated two high school seniors from Rhode Island&rsquo...

Maximum Security Prisoners Cost RI up to $200k Each Per Year

Rhode Island’s most violent criminals cost the state up to $200,000 each in the 2012 fiscal year, according to cost-per-offender data released by the Department...

The Cost of Prison—See the Docs

The complete cost-per-offender data released by the state of Rhode Island.

NEW: Top Chafee Aide Leaving Governor’s Office

Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced that longtime aide Stephen R. Hourahan, who most recently served as Governor-elect Chafee’s Transition Director and as Senior...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Mike Riley: Right-to-Work is Right for Rhode Island

Mike Riley says Rhode Island is unlikely to become a right-to-work state, but that should not stop those who believe in individual rights and free...

NEW: Major Settlement Announced in 2008 Wyatt Detention Death

A federal judge today approved a substantial financial settlement on behalf of the family of Hiu Lui (“Jason”) Ng, a 34-year-old Chinese detainee...

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