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NEW: Institute for Int’l Sport’s Doyle Arraigned on 18 Counts

Daniel E. Doyle Jr., Executive Director for the Institute for International Sport, was arraigned on 18 criminal counts in Superior Court this morning.  

Gay Marriage Becomes Law - Chafee’s Inauguration Speech ‘11

Thursday in a ceremony on the steps of the State House, legislative leaders, a crowd of hundreds, and Lincoln Chafee joined in the execution of...

Raimondo Receives up to $500,000 Payment from Pt. Judith Firm

General Treasurer Gina Raimondo earned as much as $500,000 in capital gains from her former venture capitla firm last year, dwarfing her state salary of $108,808, according...

Controversial Gun Package – Breaking Down the Nine Gun Safety Bills

Opponents and proponents of gun legislation and safety testified before the House Judiciary in a marathon meeting last night running well into the morning hours....

Julia Steiny: There Is No Health Without Mental Health

May is national Mental Health month. Full disclosure: For years I've served on the board of the RI Mental Health Association (RIMHA). Why? Because...

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NEW: Block Says Superman Building Has All the Makings of 38 Studios

In a release sent out this morning from the Rhode Island Moderate Party, Ken Block wrote, "Hang on to your wallets!  The Superman Building...

RI Temporary Disability Costs Among Highest in the Country

Rhode Island has one of the highest costs for temporary disability insurance (TDI) in the country and is one of only five states that requires...

NEW: Boston Police Have Three New Suspects in Custody in Marathon Bombings Case

Boston police have announced three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case.

Providence High School Student Group to Protest NECAP Requirements

The Providence Student Union plans to issue its first

On Tuesday afternoon, high school students with the Providence Student Union (PSU) will deliver the first annual "State of the Student Address" in front of...

NEW: Superman Building Owner Seeking $70-$75M for Renovations

According to reports released this morning, High Rock Development is looking for $70 to $75 million in local, state, and federal funding to turn the "Superman building"...

NEW: Governor Chafee Announces Tentative Plans for Marriage Equality Act Signing Ceremony

In anticipation of approval of marriage equality legislation by the Rhode Island House of Representatives on Thursday, May 2, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee plans to hold...

Political Pundits on Caprio’s Chances in 2014

The recent announcement that Frank Caprio is looking to run for General Treasurer in 2014 has Rhode Island talking. What are his chances?

Following Friday's announcement that former Democratic candidate for Governor and General Treasurer Frank Caprio intends to run as a Democratic candidate for General Treasurer...

City Council Balks at Mayor’s Tax Increase

City council members are scrambling to get clear answers to questions concerning how their constituents and homeowner’s will be affected by the six...

Foreclosure Expert: Taveras’ Tax Hike Puts Homeowner’s Over the Edge

The proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget submitted to the Providence City Council by Mayor Angel Taveras had local housing advocates and real estate experts in agreement...

poll: Should Taveras Increase Providence Property Taxes Or Make More Cuts?

On Thursday, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras proposed a budget that includes a 6% property tax increase for Providence residents. The mayor's proposed budget outlines...

In Case You Missed It: Raimondo’s Pension Investments

Pension decisions made by General Treasurer Gina Raimondo were the focus of several major GoLocalProv stories this week and stimulated considerable engagement and conversation among...

Former Teachers Union Head Blasts Raimondo’s Pension Investments

Following Wednesday's meeting of the State Investment Commission, former head of the Rhode Island American Federation of Teachers Marcia Reback has called into question...

BREAKING: Bombing Suspect Moved to North Central MA

Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has reportedly been transferred to a federal medical center in Devens, where he continues to recover from...

Chafee’s 5-Year Fiscal Forecast—Five Key Points

While the cheers in the Senate chamber were fading from the passage of Marriage Equality, Governor Chafee's Five-Year Fiscal Forecast was being heard by the House Finance Committee.

On Wednesday, just minutes after the Senate passed legislation allowing for same sex marriage in the state of Rhode Island, the House Finance Committee heard...

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