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Are Medical Marijuana Users in Rhode Island Risking Their Jobs?

Rhode Island is one of only a handful of states to extend employment protections to medical marijuana users.

NEW: Tobacco Free RI Applauds CVS for Decision to Quit Tobacco

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, a statewide network of over 55 organizations working to reduce tobacco use, is heralding today’s announcement by national drug store...

New Report Says Energy Mandates Will Cost RI $150M by 2020

Do renewable energy mandates help or hurt the Rhode Island economy?  A new report points to the latter -- but now without strong opposition.

A new report issued today says that Rhode Island's "struggling economy will further shed hundreds of jobs and waste hundreds of millions of dollars...

RI Bill Seeks to Regulate Use of Drone Technology

(Photo: Don McCullough, Flickr)

Saying science fiction has become science fact, Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D- District 34) has reintroduced legislation to regulate drone use by local law-enforcement agencies. The bill...

NEW: Fung Responds to Obamacare Diagnosis as “Job Killer”

Allan Fung

Cranston Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung today responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Affordable Care Act and projected...

Storm Update: Mix of Sleet + Snow to Continue Through Afternoon

The heavy snow of early this morning has been transitioning over to sleet, freezing rain and rain from south to north across Rhode Island and...

NEW: RI Taxpayers Speak Out Against Immigrant Drivers’ Licenses

Governor Lincoln Chafee this week requested the introduction of a bill that would give special drivers' licenses to undocumented immigrants. Today, Rhode Island Taxpayers, an...

PODCAST: Are Medical Marijuana Users in RI Risking Their Jobs?

Rhode Island is one of only a handful of states to extend employment protections to medical marijuana users.

Steiny: Common Core Redefines “College-ready” Math in a Good Way

We're going to discuss Common Core today, so take a chill pill.

What Does Providence Need in Its Next Mayor?

What does Providence's next Mayor need  to know -and do - to move the city forward?

As the 2014 Providence Mayor's race continues to gain momentum, GoLocal asked local community and business leaders, "What does Providence need in its next Mayor?"

New Competition for HealthSource RI Emerges

UnitedHealthcare – an Obamacare opponent that once eschewed private exchanges – recently shocked a crowd of business owners with plans to open a private exchange...

NEW: Winter Storm Could Bring 12+ Inches, John Ghiorse Updates

It certainly looks like we're headed into a stormy period. Yesterday's 2"-5" covering of snow across the area may be the kickoff to...

NEW: US Attorney for RI Names Three to Leadership Team

United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha announced Tuesday the appointments of three Assistant US Attorneys to serve in Rhode Island.

PODCAST: What Does Providence Need in Its Next Mayor?

As the 2014 Providence Mayor's race continues to gain momentum, GoLocal asked local community and business leaders, "What does Providence need in its next Mayor?"

Campaign Bosses with Best Track Records in RI Governor’s Race

See who's behind managing the 2014 RI gubernatorial races -- and how they've fared at the helm in big races to date.

As the 2014 Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates continue to set their sights on November, GoLocal took a look at who's managing their operations -- and...

RI Battles Over Photo ID Requirements to End Food Stamp Fraud

Rep. Patricia Morgan aims to stop SNAP benefit abuse by requiring EBT cardholders to provide a photo ID for purchases. This isn’t the...

NEW: Raimondo Says Taveras Broke Pledge on Employee, Vendor Giving

General Treasurer Gina Raimondo

In response to the call from Mayor Angel Taveras gubernatorial campaign to have a $100K contribution from former Enron and Texas billionaire John Arnold returned,...

PODCAST: Campaign Bosses with Best Track Records in RI Gov Race

As the 2014 Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates continue to set their sights on November, GoLocal took a look at who's managing their operations -- and...

In Case You Missed It: Top 30 Highest Paid Contractors in RI

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read.

RI Parents Battle State Over Mandated Vaccinations

The Rhode Island ACLU is fighting a mandatory flu vaccine proposal that would expel unvaccinated children from school.

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