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slides: Who Wants to Pay and Who Wants to Default on the 38 Studios’ Bonds

To pay -- or not to pay -- see who's on which side of the aisle.

The question of whether to pay -- or not to pay -- the debt on the 38 Studios bonds is turning into a heated bebate in...

LISTEN: RI State Agency Mismanaged $41M in Federal Grants

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency mismanaged $41 million in federal funds, spending money on unauthorized expenses, charging expenditures to grants after their expiration, and generally...

NEW: 38 Studios’ SJ Advisors Have Ties To Licht

RI Director of Administration Richard Licht

SJ Advisors, the advising firm brought in last week to testify before House Oversight on the repayment of the 38 studios bond debt, appears to have...

Former Providence Mayor Blasts Streetcar Proposal

Former Mayor of Providence and property developer Joseph Paolino, Jr. has come out opposing the city's current proposal for a 2.5 mile streetcar line, for...

LISTEN: Former Providence Mayor Blasts Streetcar Proposal

Former Mayor of Providence and property developer Joseph Paolino, Jr. has come out opposing the city's current proposal for a 2.5 mile streetcar line, for...

Prov. Pushing for Trolley Program that Has Failed in Other Cities

As Providence looks to obtain federal funding for a streetcar program for the second time in two years, a recent study of the country's...

Chafee Blasts Critics Pushing for Default on 38 Studios Bonds

Governor Chafee defended the necessity of paying the 38 Studios debt as essential for Rhode Island to continue its recovery from the recession and recoup taxpayers...

LISTEN: Prov. Pushing for Trolley Program that Has Failed in Other Cities

As Providence looks to obtain federal funding for a streetcar program for the second time in two years, a recent study of the country's...

Providence City Workers Pour Thousands into Solomon Campaign

Providence city workers have poured thousands of dollars into the mayoral campaign of Council President Michael Solomon—the only one of five major candidates...

RI Domestic Violence Groups Issue Call to Action Following Murder

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center released a statement regarding the murder of Shelina Moreino.

LISTEN: Providence City Workers Pour Thousands into Solomon Campaign

Providence city workers have poured thousands of dollars into the mayoral campaign of Council President Michael Solomon-the only one of five major candidates who accepts...

Providence Parents Claim School Dept. Violating Special Needs Act

The playground at Asa Messer, which is slated to house an integrated pre-K next year -- and parents are saying is not barrier-free for special needs students.

Parents in Providence are claiming that the Providence School Department is in violation of federal law following the decision to move an integrated pre-K program...

Marijuana Debate Evolves as New Advocacy Group Forms

A new marijuana advocacy group has been formed in Rhode Island, adding another set of voices to the statewide debate over marijuana.

UPDATE Circus Accident: Parent Company Feld Thanks Providence

Feld Entertainment - the company that owns and operates Ringling Brothers - has issued a thank you letter to emergency responders and RI Hospital staff...

INVESTIGATION: Fox, Corso and 38 Studios

Fox and Corso, Corso and Fox - two of Rhode Island's most influential power players of the past 15 years have been, and are now,...

slides: TIMELINE: Fox and Corso

Gordon Fox and Michael Corso have had a tangled relationship for more than 15 years. Their careers exploded side-by-side. Fox emerging as the most powerful political...

NEW: RI Rally to Bring Back Our Girls at State House Tonight

The Nigerian community of Rhode Island, community leaders, lawmakers and residents from across the state and southeastern MA will rally to "Bring Back Our Girls"...

Advisors: Defaulting on 38 Studios Would Make RI Bonds Junk Status

A 38 Studios default would put Rhode Island as the lowest state bond rating in the nation and would be considered “Junk Bond” status...

LISTEN: Fox, Corso and 38 Studios

The relationship between Gordon Fox and Michael Corso goes back to the early days of both their professional and political careers in the late 1990's...

What Projo Desperately Needs in Sale: Local Buyer, Low Price

I was talking to a newspaper executive the other day about the mergers-and acquisition-scene in his business, and as the conversation unfolded, it became evident...

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