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NEW: Lawmakers to Vote on Redistricting Wednesday

Following approval from both the House and Senate judiciary committees last week, the General Assembly is expected to take a vote on House, Senate and...

NEW: Contractor Pleads Guilty in $4.2 Million Fraud Scheme

Mario Perretta, 36, of Cranston, R.I., owner of M&M Ironworks in Providence, pled guilty in federal court in Providence today to eight counts...

State of the State Preview

GoLocalProv has a sneak peak at some of the key issues to watch for in tonight’s address.

NEW: Lawmakers to Introduce Rhode Island DREAM Act Bill

Sen. Juan Pichardo (D-Dist. 2, Providence) will be joining Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence) for a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 1, to discuss their proposal to...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Stop Trying to Silence Teachers

Dan Wall offers a defense of teachers in light of a new bill that would make unions optional.

State Could Save $250 Million by Banning Collective Bargaining, Study Says

A study released this week by the Goldwater Institute projects that a ban on collective bargaining and contracts could save Ocean State taxpayers $252 million per...

Municipalities Choking on Pension Costs: City-by-City Breakdown

Some of the most cash-strapped cities in the state would need to dedicate at least 30 percent of all property taxes to pensions and health benefits...

NEW: Reed Unveils Plan to Prevent Student Loan Rate Hike

In an effort to ease the financial burden on families struggling to pay for college, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) will introduce legislation tomorrow...

NEW: Gas Prices up 7 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up seven more cents this week, the fifth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Assembly Seeks to Address Medicaid Fraud

Rep. Patricia A. Serpa (D-Dist. 27, West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick) has introduced a House resolution requesting Gov. Lincoln Chafee to implement programs and methodology to improve...

NEW: Providence Charter Review Commission to Hold First Meeting

The Charter Review Commission will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, February 1st. Members of the public are invited to attend.

NEW: Langevin Pushes for Skills Training Partnerships

Following President Obama’s State of the Union appeal for partnerships between educational institutions and businesses that will “train two million Americans with...

NEW: Sen. Reed Wants to Close Loophole to Ban Insider Trading by Lawmakers

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider a bill to ban members of Congress from buying and selling stocks based on information gleaned from...

NEW: Lawmaker Proposes “Return to Work” Program

Representative Joe McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation to create “The Rhode Island Return to Work Act,” to be run through the...

Owner of Top Political Nightspot Arrested Over Weekend

The 48-year-old man who was driving when his 21-year-old female passenger jumped out of the car onto I-95 over the weekend is the owner of...

BREAKING: Providence to Run Out of Money by June

The city of Providence will run out of cash by June, according to a memo obtained by GoLocalProv.

Five Ways to Save Rhode Island

Rhode Island officials will have to move fast if they want to keep the Ocean State afloat, say business and thought leaders.

NEW: Cape Verdean Prime Minister Meets with Congressman Cicilline

Cape Verdean Prime Minister José Maria Neves met Friday with U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) to discuss relations between Cape Verde and the...

Lawmaker Wants Budget Surplus to Cover Pension Lawsuits

With the pension reform bill almost certainly heading to court, State Rep. Scott Guthrie is urging lawmakers to remember that the state needs to put...

City Pays $1 Million Per Month in Police/Fire Overtime

The city of Providence shelled out more than $1 million per month in overtime and callback pay to police officers and firefighters between July 2010 and last...

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