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The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

LISTEN: The 15 Most Competitive RI General Assembly Races of 2014—Election Day is two weeks from Tuesday --…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Gary Morse: Raimondo’s Economic Trojan Horse—Last week, Treasurer Raimondo declared that a core…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

Newport Superior Court to Hold Hearing on Possible Campaign Violations by Anti-Casino Group—The Newport Superior Court will hold a hearing…

 
 
 

NEW: 103k Jobs Added Nationwide; Unemployment Remains 9.1 Percent

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000 in September, though the national unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to a report released today by the U.S. Bureau...

PODCAST: GOP in Turmoil: Gio and Gov. Carcieri Killed the Party

The prominent Republicans supporting Brendan Doherty’s Congressional bid, including former Party chairman Gio Cicione and Governor Don Carcieri, are largely responsible for a...

NEW: Demolition of Former “Shooters” Site Begins Friday

After years of debate and waiting, the former “Shooters” nightclub located at 25 India Street in Providence is scheduled for demolition. In an announcement...

NEW: Lottery Paid Out More Than $1.2 Million in September

More than $1 million in  high tier prizes was claimed in September from the Rhode Island State Lottery. More than $10.7 Million in Prizes were paid...

NEW: Cicilline Calls For Full Accountability In Housing Crisis

In letters to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, Congressman David Cicilline called upon each to reject any...

NEW: Cicilline Supports Occupy Movement

Congressman David Cicilline on Thursday said he supports the nearly three-week old Occupy Wall Street movement that has led to spinoff groups in dozens of...

NEW: Poll Says Rhode Islanders Want Pension Reform

The newly formed pension reform group made up of businesses, trade associations and social service agencies today released a poll that shows 92 percent of registered...

Julia Steiny: High-Stakes Test Could Kill a College Career

Behold the humble Accuplacer exam. Nothing nips college careers in the bud quite so fatally. So with recent national fussing about improving college-completions rates, this...

New Report: ID Law Could Make Voting “Significantly Harder”

New voter ID laws in 14 states could make it significantly harder for more than five million eligible voters to cast ballots in 2012, according to the...

VIDEO: Travis Rowley at Anti-Chafee Rally

GoLocalProv MINDSETTER™ Travis Rowley talks about what he thinks today's anti-Chafee rally is really all about.

NEW: Rhode Islanders Win White House Internships

Three students with Rhode Island ties will be spending a lot more time in the White House this Fall.

Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

PODCAST: Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

FBI Report: Crime on the Rise in Providence

Crime in the capital city increased in nearly every measurable category from 2009 to 2010, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States...

NEW: Cicilline Launches Online Tool For Small Businesses

Today U.S. Congressman David Cicilline launched an online tool for small businesses in Rhode Island. The webpage will initially serve as a forum for...

Illegal Benefits Cost RI $53 Million Over Three Years

Rhode Island issued more than $53 million in improper unemployment insurance benefit payments between July 2008 and June 2011, according to data released by the Department of Labor...

PODCAST: Illegal Benefits Cost RI $53 Million Over Three Years

Rhode Island issued more than $53 million in improper unemployment insurance benefit payments between July 2008 and June 2011, according to data released by the Department of Labor...

NEW: Senator Reed Helps Crack Down on Chinese Currency Manipulation

In an effort to create American jobs and crack down on China’s currency manipulation, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Jack...

NEW: Senate Confirms 195 Commission

The Rhode Island Senate voted Monday to confirm the seven individuals nominated by Gov. Lincoln Chafee to make up the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission that...

Health Care Costs Skyrocket Since 2010

After several years of modest premium increases, annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage have skyrocketed by nine percent since 2010, up to $15,073 this year, according...

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