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Ten RI Primaries to Watch in ‘16—Ten RI Primaries to Watch in '16

UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter Pan Bus in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza—UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter…

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

Patriots Trade Center Bryan Stork to Washington for Draft Pick—Patriots Trade Center Bryan Stork to Washington for…

True Blood’s Denis O’Hare Coming to RI Comic Con 2016—True Blood's Denis O'Hare Coming to RI Comic…

Revs Play to 0-0 Tie With San Jose—Revs Play to 0-0 Tie With San Jose

PC’s “Welcome Class of 2020” Social Media Video Breaks School Viewership Record—PC's "Welcome Class of 2020" Social Media Video…

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

 
 
 

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...

Dan Lawlor: What Next for Providence?

Dan Lawlor says more engagement will produce more opportunities for accountability and community.

NEW: EngageRI will Not Release Donor Names

EngageRI, the powerful pension reform advocacy group, will not release the names of its donors, the organization announced today.

State Report: Gay Marriage, Sawyer School Closure & Providence Tobacco Ban

Although the 2013 General Assembly has been in session less than a week, it has already laid out its top priorities for upcoming legislative session. This...

Public or Private: Charter Schools Can’t Have It Both Ways

Aaron Regunberg argues that charter schools cannot have their cake and eat it too, and says it’s about time we stopped letting them...

NEW: Langevin Says More Needs to be Done After Passage of Sandy Relief Bill

While expressing disappointment with the continued delays in approving necessary disaster relief, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today helped the House pass, by a 354-67 margin,...

RI Owes $81 Million in Unused Sick, Vacation Time

Rhode Island owes an estimated $81 million for unused vacation days, sick time, and other compensated absences earned by state employees, with an estimated $67 million of...

NEW: Kilmartin Applauds Congress for Extending Mortgage Debt Relief

With Congress extending tax relief for homeowners who have mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of financial hardship or a decline in housing values, Attorney...

Gay Marriage Bill Introduced in Rhode Island

Legislation to allow same-gender couples to marry in Rhode Island was introduced Thursday in both chambers, with a pledge from House Speaker Gordon Fox for...

States Slowest to Recover from Recession: Where RI Stands

Rhode Island ranks in the middle of the pack when it comes to how states have recovered from the Great Recession, according to a report...

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