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Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Eight—Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a…

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Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need To Know About Siren, a New Dating App for Women—A couple weeks ago, we highlighted ways in…

Dr. Downtown, David Brusat: Downtown Beaux-Arts Beauty—The Union Trust Bank Building, at Westminster and…

Smart Benefits: New Study Shows Exchange Satisfaction Higher—According to the recently released J.D. Power 2015…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Rep. Robert Lancia: ‘Here’s to the Crazy Ones’—“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The…

Reading With Robin: Moses Brown’s 2015 Book Festival with Distinguished Poet & Essayist Mark Doty—The Moses Brown Book Festival is coming to…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

 
 
 

NEW: Cranston Labeled a “Distressed Community”

The city of Cranston has been labeled a "distressed community" and is now eligible for extra state funding, according to Mayor Allan Fung.

Report Card: Rhode Island Leaders Divided Over Chafee’s Budget

GoLocalProv found that elected officials, union leaders, advocates and business leaders were divided over the Governor’s budget proposal, which seeks to increase taxes...

NEW: Senate Leader Ruggerio Introduces Legislation to Ban Animal Devocalization

Calling it inhumane to take away an animal’s voice for any reason other than medical urgency, Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio has...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Raises $194k During 4th Quarter

For the first time since taking office last January, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras flexed his fundraising muscles in the final quarter of 2011, raising just over $194,000.

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse Introduces “Buffett Rule” Legislation

Today, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced legislation to make that goal a reality and put an end to a tax policy that often...

NEW: Lawmakers Call for More Funding for the Homeless

Representative Scott Slater and Senator John Tassoni have introduced legislation, 2012-H 7265 and 2012-S 2203, that would provide $12.5 million in funding for the NOP in the next...

Chafee’s Budget: $76 Million in New Taxes

Calling this the “year of the cities and towns,” Governor Lincoln Chafee proposed a budget that would create $75.9 million in new taxes as...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Casinos are a Bad Bet for Rhode Island

Dan Lawlor explains why table gaming won't cure all of Rhode Island's financial woes.

Chafee’s Budget: A Win for Education

The state would fully fund the second year of the education funding formula and award $11 million in additional dollars to underfunded communities under the Governor'...

Chafee’s Budget: A Commitment to Municipalities

A large portion of the Governor's State of the State address focused on cities and towns, which he claims are in "crisis" thanks to...

Chafee’s Budget: $200 Million in Ballot Proposals

Voters will be asked to consider whether the state should borrow more than $200 million to invest in infrastructure projects this November under Governor Chafee's...

Chafee’s Budget: A Tax Amnesty Period

Governor Chafee's proposal includes a 75-day amnesty period where delinquent taxpayers would be allowed to pay their taxes without penalty, which he believes could...

Chafee’s Budget: Cuts in Health and Human Services

Health and Human services makes up the largest chunk of the state's budget, so it is almost always the first to see cuts. This...

video: Rep. Doreen Costa Reacts to State of the State

State Representative and prominent Tea Party member Doreen Costa reacts to Governor Chafee's State of the State address.

State of the State: “The Year of the Cities and Towns”

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee tonight presented his combined Budget and State of the State Address – “The Year of the Cities and...

Governor Chafee’s State of the State Address - The Full Speech

Governor Chafee on Tuesday rolled out his vision for the state and introduced his fiscal year 2013 budget. GoLocalProv has the entire 3,500 word speech.

NEW: ACLU Wants Cranston to Pay Up in Prayer Saga

Rhode Island ACLU attorneys today asked the court to award $173,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs for their successful work n the Cranston prayer case.

NEW: Loughlin to Run Barry Hinckley’s Campaign

Former Congressional candidate John Loughlin has been tapped to serve on Republican Senate candidate Barry Hinckley's campaign, according to a local radio station.

Is Providence Going Belly Up?

Concerns are mounting over whether the capital city can remain afloat in light of cash flow problems, a $22.5 million budget shortfall and a court ruling...

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...

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