David Mumford, professor emeritus of applied mathematics, received the National Medal of Science from President BarackRead More
State Employee compensation in Rhode Island is significantly below competitive rates nationally, according to an independent study commissioned by the State's Department of Administration (DOA).
A sample of 21 job titles were compared in a comprehensive benchmark test against six other states and three comparable municipalities as well as prevalent wages within private sector occupational wages. The DOA’s commissioned report found Rhode Island State employees’ compensation does not stand up by comparison.
Two leading nonprofits announced a plan yesterday to cover approximately 35,000 uninsured Rhode Islanders—before newRead More
State officials yesterday rushed to the defense of Rhode Island’s public college savings fund after a national investmentRead More
The battle over alcoholic energy drinks such as Four Loko moved to a higher court today, as the US Food and DrugRead More
The state retirement board investigator, Salvatore Lombardi, has not brought any pension fraud cases to prosecution andRead More
The state Supreme Court has ruled that the Barrington School Committee violated the Open Meetings Act.
The national health care reform debate may be over—at least for now—but how it will change health care in Rhode IslandRead More