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Raimondo Orders RI Flags Lowered in Memory of Former Pawtucket Mayor Doyle—Raimondo Orders RI Flags Lowered in Memory of…

Citizens Bank Breaks Ground on Corporate Campus in Johnston—Citizens Bank Breaks Ground on Corporate Campus in…

Weiss: The Political Legacy of James E. Doyle—Weiss: The Political Legacy of James E. Doyle

Providence Ranked as One of Most Affordable Cities to Buy a Used Car—Providence Ranked as One of Most Affordable Cities…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Overnight Guests—Newport Manners & Etiquette: Overnight Guests

Bryant Football Looks to Get Over “Hump” in 2016—Bryant Football Looks to Get Over "Hump" in…

Annual Fall Foliage Train Excursion Set for Saturday, October 22—Annual Fall Foliage Train Excursion Set for Saturday,…

2016 Providence Folk Festival—The Providence Folk Festival took over Roger Williams…

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Patriots Cut Roster to 75 Players—Patriots Cut Roster to 75 Players

 
 
 

NEW: Treasurer Raimondo Opposes ‘Closed-Door Meetings’ Ahead of Pension Case

With Governor Chafee calling for negotiations with union leaders ahead of a Friday court date, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo today said she is opposed to ...

Providence, Dean Esserman & RISD Named in Police Beating Victim’s $7 Million Suit

The Cape Verdean man who was seen on video being beaten with a flashlight by a Providence Police Officer claims he was "unlawfully arrested, harassed,...

NEW: Whitehouse Provisions Included in Defense Authorization Measure

The U.S. Senate last night passed the National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that will authorize funding for defense programs in the year ahead. Among...

‘Open Government 101’ Summit to be Held for Lawmakers

To educate and inform newly-elected and appointed officials about the state’s Access to Public Records Act (APRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA), Attorney...

NEW: Ocean State Action Hires New Organizer

Ocean State Action today announced the addition of Mark Gray to their organizing staff, naming him the new Where’s the Work? campaign organizer...

New Report Says Rhode Island Can Benefit From Wind Power

Power generation from wind energy projects currently under construction could displace as much global warming pollution as taking 1,000 cars off the road per year, according...

Rhode Island Man Locks Up Campaign Websites Ahead of 2014 Elections

Brad Shipp isn’t a household name in Rhode Island politics, but it might not be long before Angel Taveras, Gina Raimondo, Allan Fung...

Grace Ross: Survived the Great Depression… Now What?

Grace Ross says even as the economy is likely hitting its next downward slope, people across the United States are having to come together to...

Cities, Universities & Nonprofits Spend Over $800k Lobbying Washington

Cities and towns, colleges and universities, nonprofits, big corporations and unions are among the dozens of Rhode Island entities that have shelled out more than $6.4...

slides: Rhode Island’s Top 10 Spenders on Washington Lobbyists

Which companies, communities or groups have spent the most on Washington lobbyists since 2011? GoLocalProv has the breakdown.

Complete Database: Over $27.5 Million Spent on Washington Lobbyists Since 1999

Rhode Island entities have reported spending more than $27.5 million on Washington lobbyists since 1999. Here’s a complete list of all corporations, municipalities, colleges and...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ian Prior: Government Intervention in Cultural Traditions is Dangerous

Ian Prior says at the end of the day, a Christmas tree is a Christmas tree

‘Confidential’ Memo Shows West Warwick Pensions Just 19.8% Funded

West Warwick’s unfunded pension liability ballooned to $115.3 million and its funded ratio dipped to 19.8 percent during the 2012 fiscal year, according to a report...

West Warwick Pension Crisis—See the Documents

Years of failing to make the annual required contributions to West Warwick’s pension fund have caused the city’s unfunded liability to...

NEW: Reed, Whitehouse Seek to Preserve Unemployment Insurance

In an effort to boost the economy and prevent 2 million Americans from abruptly losing their jobless benefits at the end of the year, U.S....

NEW: Chafee Announces Disaster Unemployment Assistance Sessions

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will hold Disaster Unemployment Assistance claims filing sessions this...

NEW: Providence Council Chief of Staff Arrested for DUI

The chief of staff for the Providence City Council was arrested on DUI charges early Saturday morning.

NEW: Gas Prices Remain the Same

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island stayed the same this week, according to AAA Southern New England.

Dan Lawlor: Why Can’t Rhode Islanders Give a Little More?

Dan Lawlor says in a state with so many hard luck stories, a few more second chances, funded in private and public, couldn't hurt

Listen: ‘Confidential’ Memo Shows West Warwick Pensions Just 19.8% Funded

West Warwick’s unfunded pension liability ballooned to $115.3 million and its funded ratio dipped to 19.8 percent during the 2012 fiscal year, according to a report...

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