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New Report: Rhode Island Gets C for Debt Protection

With national interest being focused this past week on whether or not to increase the federal debit limit, a new report by the National Consumer...

NEW: Pacheco Not Running for Rhode Island Secretary of State

Edwin Pacheco, the former Chair of the state's Democratic Party who was widely expected to run for Rhode Island Secretary of State in 2014, announced...

State Pension Fund Pays $570,000 to Raimondo’s Former Firm

The state pension system so far has paid $579,424 to Point Judith Capital to manage nearly $5 million in assets, according to records obtained through a public...

LISTEN- State Pension Fund Pays $570,000 to Raimondo’s Former Firm

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The state pension system so far has paid $579,424 to Point Judith Capital to manage nearly $5 million in assets, according to records obtained through a public...

slides: Rhode Island Pension Battle: Who are the Players?

Rhode Island's pension fund strategy. Who's at the table?

Rhode Island's public pension fund strategy has continued to come under close scrutiny as of late, as the state nears the two year anniversary...

Experts Score Rhode Island Pension Battle

As the Rhode Island pension battle heats up, with legal proceedings appearing to be nearing a conclusion and 2014 statewide office races starting to get underway...

LISTEN- Rhode Island Pension Battle: Who are the Players?

From the Wall Street Journal, to Rolling Stone, to Rhodes Scholars --- there is a diverse, informed, and growing list of those who are weighing...

Julia Steiny: We Are Raising A Generation Of Slackers

What this country needs is more Eagle Scouts and fewer slackers. But how do we get there?

Look around you:  there's no shortage of work to be done.  If anything, public-service budget cuts are making most communities shabbier. ...

Rhode Island Drug Overdose Deaths Have Tripled in Past Ten Years

Rhode Island mortality rate for drug overdoses is eclipsed by only 12 other states. Read what RI is doing to address this.

According to a report released Monday by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH), Rhode Island has the 13th highest drug overdose mortality rate in...

NEW: Caprio Splits with Raimondo on Hedge Funds

In a departure from current Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo's strategy, former General Treasurer Frank Caprio announced today that he will reduce the...

NEW: AG Kilmartin Warns of Jury Duty and Arrest Warrant Scam in RI

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of a new scam hitting the area, where people are being threatened with imminent arrest for...

Experts: Prov. School Transportation is as Much as 30% Too High

In light of recent school transportation issues, questions are being raised as to recent consultant report findings.

Recent bussing issues that have come to light in the city of Providence since the start of the school year, including a lost bus driver...

NEW: High Winds Continue To Threaten Rhode Island

High winds continue to threaten Rhode Island as a cold front moves through region, according to the latest Weather advisories from the National Weather Service.

slides: Bad Roads Cost New England Consumers $80 Billion Annually

Bad roads cost consumers up to $800 annually.

Roads in substandard condition cost the average urban driver $377 annually, totaling more than $80 billion nationwide. In areas where roads are especially bad, consumers can pay...

Raimondo Issues Detailed Rebuttal to Rolling Stone Article

Following the recent back-and-forth between Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi and Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo over an article Taibbi penned, GoLocal has obtained...

In Case You Missed It:  Shortest and Longest Commutes in RI

In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

The School Districts with the Most + Least Race to the Top Money

Rhode Island scored big when it won $75 million in federal Race to the Top funds for public education three years ago, but the amount of...

Race to the Top Money: How Much Did Your Local Schools Get?

The smallest state won big when it was awarded a $75 million Race to the Top grant in 2010. But how much of that money has made...

John Hazen White’s LOOKOUT: In Defense of Gina Raimondo

This is not the easiest time for Gina Raimondo. She’s being attacked for her ties to Wall Street and how much in fees...

EXCLUSIVE: Schilling, Stokes & others File Response to RI’s Suit

In a blistering response to the State of Rhode Island's lawsuit over 38 Studios default on $75 million in state funding, the defendants led by former...

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