Welcome! Login | Register

Subscribe Now: Free Daily EBlast

 
 
 

Top Ten Bills in 2014 RI General Assembly Session

As the 2014 Rhode Island General Assembly nears completion, with a number of significant bills having been approved -- and more still hanging in the balance...

slides: See the 2014 General Assembly Legislation to Know

The 2014 General Assembly is fast approaching a finish.  See what's been decided -- and what should be determined -- before adjournment this year....

slides: See RI’s Top High Schools for 2014

The grades are in -- here are GoLocalProv's Fifth Annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2014 BELOW.  Using a proprietary ranking that crunches...

Rhode Island Raiding Restricted Accounts to Balance Budget

The state is siphoning off millions from funds exclusively reserved for education, health care, the environment, and other purposes and diverting the money to the...

slides: RI Accounts Raided - See the List

The state of Rhode Island has been pulling money out of restricted accounts in order to balance the budget for years, according to a GoLocalProv...

NEW: RI Unemployment Dropped to 8.2% in May

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2014 dropped to 8.2 percent. This is down...

NEW: Chafee Orders RITBA to Dismantle Sakonnet Tolls

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has ordered the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority to stop tolling on the Sakonnet River Bridge by noon Friday,...

Charles Schwab Has Enough Money to Buy Providence

If Charles Schwab was interested, he would have enough money to buy the entire city of Providence or at least every home within the city....

LISTEN: Rhode Island Raiding Restricted Accounts to Balance Budget

The state is siphoning off millions from funds exclusively reserved for education, health care, the environment, and other purposes and diverting the money to the...

Fung Opposed Flood Notification Bill as Insurance Lobbyist

Prior to becoming Mayor of Cranston, Fung served on the City Council, and worked as a lobbyist for MetLife

In 2005, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, while on Cranston City Council and working for MetLife, lobbied against a bill at the Rhode Island General Assembly that...

Listen: Fung Opposed Flood Notification Bill as Insurance Lobbyist

In 2005, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, while on Cranston City Council and working for MetLife, lobbied against a bill at the Rhode Island General Assembly that...

CHART: Rhode Island’s Top High Schools 2014 From #1 to #47

From the number one school on down, you'll find information on Rhode Island's public, charter, and technical high schools in Rhode Island here. ...

Methodology: RI’s Top High Schools 2014

GoLocalProv's Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2014 ranking is based on the gathering of thousands of pieces of data that directly reflect school quality

Election 2014: Is it All About TV and Video Spots, Not Issues?

Is the 2014 election season in Rhode Island more about candidates TV and video spots than about the issues?  From gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung's ...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Iraq, Bush Broke It, We Own it

Photo: Matt Fecteau

The Iraq war was a mistake. We were ill prepared for it, had little training, not enough manpower, and largely unfunded. Some estimates state the...

Leonardo Angiulo: Combating the Effects of Heroin Addiction

One unfortunate truth about opium derivatives, like prescription pills such as oxycodone or the illicit substance heroin, is that users will likely become addicted. ...

ProJo Sale: Media Experts Weigh in on Journal’s Future

The news that GateHouse Media is poised to be the new owner of the Providence Journal has garnered the attention of media academics and experts...

RI Legislature Battles Over Budget

The Rhode Island House of Representatives approved an $8.7 billion FY2015 budget early Friday morning by a vote of 63-11, but not without heated debate over...

Is Cantor’s Loss a Message to Incumbents in Rhode Island?

US Congressman Eric Cantor

The recent defeat of the incumbent U.S House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor to Tea Party candidate Dave Brat was a major, unexpected...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Brett Smiley: A Clear Path to Success for Providence Schools

Our schools are vital to any efforts to transform Providence. When we invest in our schools, our students and our teachers, we make down payments...

Next Page

X

Stay Connected — Free
Daily Email
 
:!