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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...

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse to Host Community Dinner in Lincoln

As Rhode Islanders continue to struggle in this tough economy, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will unveil a “Fighting for Rhode Island” agenda...

NEW: State of the State Address Coming Tuesday

The General Assembly will receive Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Budget and State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, in the...

NEW: Rep. McNamara Introduces ‘Benevolent Gestures’ Bill

Representative McNamara has again introduced legislation to make statements, writings or benevolent gestures of a health care provider inadmissible as evidence of an admission of...

Lawmakers Push to Make Teachers Unions Optional

Membership and dues in Rhode Island’s teachers unions would become optional under a piece of legislation introduced by State Senator Nicholas Kettle.

NEW: Lawmaker Proposes Revision in Auto Valuation Process

Representative Samuel Azzinaro has introduced legislation to amend the state’s auto tax statutes and specifically the method used to determine the presumptive value...

Rhode Island’s Top 40 Campaign Donors

The top 40 donors to state-level campaigns in Rhode Island contributed more than $5 million in the 2008 and 2010 elections. GoLocalProv has the complete breakdown.

NEW: Councilman Pulls Support for Achievement First

Providence City Councilman Davian Sanchez has pulled his support for the charter school company hoping to open a school in the city in 2013.

NEW: Kilmartin Warns of Super Bowl Scams

As New England fans prepare to cheer the Patriots to victory in Super Bowl XLVI, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging consumers to avoid...

NEW: Chamber of Commerce to Host Legislative Luncheon Today

The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce is bringing leaders of both the Rhode Island House and Senate together for the Legislative Luncheon: A Forum for 2012,...

5 Ways Governor Garrahy Changed RI

GoLocalProv breaks down five ways the Governor changed Rhode Island.

Julia Steiny: Learning to Write Fuels Westerly Students

Julia Steiny breaks down how improved writing skills led to improvements in science scores.

NEW: Lawmakers Call for Full-Day Kindergarten

After the House of Representatives approved a resolution last year throwing support behind full-day kindergarten programs statewide, Reps. Roberto DaSilva (D-Dist. 63, East Providence, Pawtucket) and...

NEW: Cicilline Pushes for 2 Jobs Bills

In a letter, Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) today urged Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to expedite consideration of the Make it in America Block Grant Program...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Steven F. Corrales: Achievement First is Right for Providence

A Brown University graduate student weighs in on the Achievement First debate.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: The War on Employment

Dan Lawlor says the more we eliminate entry level positions, the more we eliminate opportunities for advancement and growth.

UPDATED: Former Governor Joseph Garrahy has Died

Governor Garrahy was perhaps best remembered for his role in handling the blizzard of ’78.

Prov. Schools Accused of Passing Failing Students

The Providence School Department says it is attempting to address a longtime practice of promoting students who are failing a certain subject or grade simply...

NEW: Governor to Hold Retiree, Taxpayer Electronic Town Hall

Governor Lincoln Chafee will be inviting 8,200 retirees and taxpayers to an electronic town hall meeting scheduled for January 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

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