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Special Session 2011: Leaders React To Pension Ruling

The state's leaders have offered their reacation to yesterday's court ruling that found public employees to have a contractual right to their pensions.

BREAKING: Court Rules Employees Have Rights to Pension

Unions won a big victory today in what is sure to be a protracted legal battle, with Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter handing down a...

State Budget Cuts May Force Homeless Numbers To Skyrocket

Hundreds of the state’s neediest residents will find themselves in a position where they are unable to afford to live in assisted living...

PODCAST: State Budget Cuts May Force Homeless Numbers To Skyrocket

Hundreds of the state’s neediest residents will find themselves in a position where they are unable to afford to live in assisted living...

video: Special Session 2011: Unions Fight Back - Launch Video

A coalition of public unions have stepped up the rhetoric in the battle on pension reform. In a preview of the General Assembly's special...

ACLU Demands Removal of Cranston School Prayer Display

The Rhode ACLU has filed a brief requesting that a federal judge issue an injunction requiring the city of Cranston to remove a “School...

RI’s Top Judges: How Much Do They Make?

Rhode Island’s judges are cashing in at a yearly salary that is above the national average and the second-highest in New England, a...

PODCAST: RI’s Top Judges: How Much Do They Make?

Rhode Island’s judges are cashing in at a yearly salary that is above the national average and the second-highest in New England, a...

NEW: New Voter Registration Form Criticized By Moderate Party Chairman

The Rhode Island Board of Elections will discuss the design of the Voter Registration Form at a public meeting this week.

RISC’s Five Pillars of Pension Reform

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC), a bipartisan political advocacy group, submitted a detailed pension reform proposal for the consideration of the reform advisory panel...

video: 9/11/2001-9/11/2011: A Father Remembers

Shawn Nassaney was a natural athlete, a leader, and was poised to take his young adulthood by storm, when his life was ended abruptly on...

Taveras Administration Blocks School Information Request

Critics of the Taveras administration are once again challenging the city’s lack of transparency when it comes to school-related matters after city officials...

NEW: National Story Questions City Loan

A Wall Street Journal article questioning cities’ decisions to take out “green” loans hit newsstands this week and Providence was one of...

Special Session 2011: The Dozen Decision Makers

There are countless people wrapped up in the pension debate, but these are the ones who have the greatest influence. 

GoLocalProv MINDSETTERS™ Grade President Obama’s Jobs Speech

Can the American Jobs Act save the country (and the President’s reelection hopes)? GoLocalProv’s MINDSETTERS™ were glued to the television...

President Obama’s Jobs Speech: Local Leaders React

President Obama’s jobs speech was met with unanimous support among Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation, but that’s not to say...

NEW: Stanley Cup Comes To Providence

Hundreds of excited Boston Bruns fans packed the Rhode Island Convention Center this afternoon to get a glimpse of Lord Stanley's Cup. GoLocalProv was...

Special Session 2011: Business Leaders Demand Pension Reform

As state lawmakers delve in to a special fall session designed to reform the pension system, top business leaders are expressing concern over the national...

NEW: Preliminary Report Shows Growth in RI Revenue: But Is It Enough?

The Governor’s Office today released a special report on preliminary FY 2011 revenues, and according to the data, Rhode Island experienced a 2.2% growth in...

NEW: Pell Named White House Fellow

Clay Pell has been named to the 2011-2012 class of White House Fellows, the White House announced today.

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