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Is it Time to Blow Up the EDC?

The highly scrutinized 38 Studios deal may have cost former Economic Development Corporation (EDC) executive director Keith Stokes his job, but several business experts, analysts and...

NEW: ACLU Says Barrington Non-Resident Student Tuition Rate Proposal is Illegal

The Rhode Island ACLU has sent a letter to Barrington school officials challenging the legality of the town’s proposal to implement a two-tiered...

NEW: East Providence Dems Endorse Congressman Cicilline

This week the East Providence Democratic City Committee unanimously voted to endorse Congressman David Cicilline’s reelection to Congress, following endorsements from the Newport...

NEW: Representative Morgan Traveling to Turkey to Promote Democratic Principles

Representative Patricia L. Morgan (R-Dist. 26 West Warwick, Warwick, Coventry) will be traveling to Ankara, Turkey for five days to meet with Turkish dignitaries to promote...

NEW: Groups to March in Support of Racial Profiling Prevention Bill

The Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM) and the Coalition Against Racial Profiling today will march in Providence to urge legislators to push the Comprehensive Racial...

Dan Lawlor: Too Many Left Out of RI’s ‘Growth’

Dan Lawlor says there may be an undercurrent of anger and disappointment in this state.

NEW: RISC Calls on Chafee to Suspend Film Tax Credit Program

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition is calling on Governor Chafee to order a complete suspension of the state’s Film Tax Credit Program, effective...

Schilling’s 38 Studios Deal Hatched Earlier than Disclosed

Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling began discussing moving his video game company to Rhode Island as early as December 2009, roughly three months before former...

Schilling Claimed 38 Studios Would Create Over 1,500 Jobs

As he made his pitch to board members at the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in 2010, former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling promised his video game...

NEW: Councilman Says ‘Time is Running Out’ for Warwick

Warwick Councilman Joseph Solomon distributed a letter from the city’s actuaries—Gabriel Roeder Smith and Company—that describes how the city...

NEW: Cicilline Fined $4,530 by FEC

Congressman David Cicilline was fined $4,530 for failing to report over $36,000 in campaign contributions on time, according to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC).

NEW: Study Finds Clean Cars would Slash Oil Use and Pollution this Summer

As Rhode Islanders get ready for summer road trips, an Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center report finds that cleaner, more fuel efficient cars...

NEW: Mollis Releases First Quarter Data for New Business Creation

Nearly 2,000 new business entities registered with the Secretary of State’s office from January through March, making it the best first quarter in four...

Dan Lawlor: Anti-Immigrant Mindset is Uncalled For

Dan Lawlor says politcians (and regulary citizens) have become too paranoid when it comes to illegal immigration.

Lawmakers Feel Duped by Schilling’s 38 Studios Deal

In an effort to further distance themselves from the deal that made it possible for former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios to...

NEW: ‘Tax the Rich’ Group Launches Media Campaign

Rhode Islanders for Tax Equity (RITE) launched a statewide, multi-pronged media campaign today in support of legislation sponsored by Representative Maria Cimini in the House ...

NEW: Newport Chamber Announces 2012 - 2013 Board of Directors

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 board of directors and officers. The Chamber board is comprised of individuals who...

Schilling in 2010: ‘We’re Not Looking for Tax Credits’

Less than 20 months after Curt Schilling told a Boston radio station that his video game company was not looking for tax credits in exchange for...

slides: Who Created the 38 Studios Deal?

Government rarely moves quickly, but in the case of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios, Rhode Island government moved at light speed. Legislative leaders introduced and pushed...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dr. Edward Mazze: 10 Questions for 38 Studios

Dr. Ed Mazze says the EDC must get answers to ten important questions before guaranteeing another dime of taxpayer funds to Curt Schilling's video...

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