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NEW: ACLU Applauds Cranston Prayer Ban

The Rhode Island ACLU today applauded a decision issued by U.S. District Judge Ronald Lagueux in the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality...

NEW: Lobbyist Filing Deadlines are Sunday

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding everyone who lobbies the General Assembly that Jan. 15 is the deadline for filing two important reports.

NEW: Mayors Taveras and Polisena to Head Up Pension Commission

As part of the sweeping pension reform legislation approved by the General Assembly last year, legislators agreed to creation of a study commission to review...

City and Brown Square Off on Property Tax Battle

Carrying signs that read “pay your fair share,” “can you spare a dime of your $2.5 billion” and “King George says...

video: WJAR Partners On GoLocal DEM Investigation

WJAR-10 and GoLocalProv partnered on a story about how Rhode Island's environmental oversight agency has failed to collect even a quarter of the total...

INVESTIGATION: DEM’s Lax Enforcement Costs State Millions

Rhode Island lawmakers have led the nation in passing environmentally friendly laws in recent years, but the agency charged with taking action against polluters has...

NEW: Chafee Announces New Central Falls Economic Expansion Initiatives and Increased Tax Exemptions

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that, after stabilizing Central Falls' finances, the Office of the Receiver is now pursuing ways to expand the city'...

NEW: Rep. Baldelli Hunt Wants Investiation into Repeal of Budget Amendment

Rep. Lisa Baldelli Hunt is requesting an investigation into what she believes was misinformation given to the General Assembly at the end of the 2011 legislative...

NEW: State Democrats Question Doherty’s Economic Plan

The state Democratic Party is calling Republican Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty's economic policy "even more harmful" to the middle-class than Presidential candidate Mitt Romney'...

NEW: State Ended Fiscal Year with Big Surplus

The Office of the Auditor General has completed its annual audit of the State of Rhode Island’s financial statements for the fiscal year...

NEW: Chafee to Hold Municipal Strategy Session Thursday

Governor Chafee will again host leaders and representatives of state and municipal employee groups for a two-hour meeting at the State House tomorrow.

NEW: Senate Leadership Opposes Quonset Casino

President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown), Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence), and Senate Minority Leader...

Julia Steiny: Angry Teachers Just Screw Kids Up

Julia Steiny writes about how negative comments can wreck the potential of precisely the students we most want to reach.

PART TWO INVESTIGATION: Legal Loophole Saves Brown Millions in Taxes

GoLocalProv reveals why Brown University has been able to avoid paying millions in property tax payments to the City of Providence on its non-educational properties...

BREAKING: Brown Reneged on Deal With City

After coming to terms on a deal that would have guaranteed the city of Providence about $4 million in additional financial assistance, Brown University reneged on...

NEW: Sen. Reed Announces $1 Million in HIV/AIDS Prevention Funding

In an effort to help reduce new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections, increase access to care, and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV...

NEW: House Education Panel to Explore Career & Tech Training

The House Commission to Study Public Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility in Rhode Island has scheduled a meeting today to hear from several authorities on...

NEW: Rep. Guthrie Calls for Restoration of Funding for Developmentally Disabled

In legislation introduced last week, Representative Scott Guthrie is calling for restoration in the state budget of $12 million for programs and services for the state...

NEW: Settlement Agreement Aproved Between Central Falls and Retirees

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Monday announced the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island’s decision to grant a motion to...

Leaders Call for Changes to City Tax Structure

A city commission charged with reviewing and making recommendations to improve Providence revenue structure is calling for wholesale changes the city’s taxing habits...

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