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RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in Country—RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in…

Most Traveled, Deficient Bridges in RI - See The List—The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - May 22, 2015—Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Luis Vargas: Rhode Island Families Deserve a Choice—I doubt many if any of you know…

Friday Financial Five – May 22, 2015—Instead of taking Social Security benefits as early…

NEW: Providence’s Custom House Tavern Set to Reopen—Construction plans have the Custom House Tavern slated…

Roger Williams Park Carousel Village to Host Food Truck Friday—Roger Williams Park’s Carousel Village to host food…

NEW: College Unbound Approved as Rhode Island’s Newest College—College Unbound is now a Rhode Island degree-granting…

NEW: Providence Ranks 32 in City Energy Efficiency—The City of Providence ranks 32 of 51…

Narragansett Bay Commission to Hold Watershed Conference at Goddard Park—Goodard Park to host wrap-up environmental education conference…

 
 
 

Aaron Regunberg: The Story Achievement First Doesn’t Want You to Hear

A day after the Board of Regents voted in favor of Achievement First, Aaron Regunberg offers a letter that explains why the school should not...

NEW: Board of Regents Approves Achievement First Mayoral Academy

The Board of Regents voted five to four today to approve the application for an Achievement First Mayoral Academy in Providence submitted last September by...

NEW: Speaker Fox Says Legislature Could Force Tax-Exempts to Pay Up

House Speaker Gordon Fox said for the first time Thursday that the General Assembly may consider legislation that would force tax-exempt institutions to pay some...

Providence Schools in Crisis: 37% of Students are ‘Chronically Absent’

Nearly two in five Providence students – 9,074 in total – were absent for at least ten percent of the school year in 2010/11, according to data...

NEW: Providence Councilman says He’ll “Go to War” Over Tax Hike

A supplemental tax hike to avert bankruptcy in the city of Providence is completely off the table as far the Providence City Council is concerned.

NEW: Mayor Taveras Urges Retirees, Tax-Exempts to Help Save Providence

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras addressed the residents of Providence, lawmakers and members of the press during a media conference in his office earlier today on...

NEW: Matos to be Appointed to Council Finance Committee

First-term Councilwoman Sabina Matos will replace Council President Michael Solomon, who plans to resign from the committee this week.

Julia Steiny: Providence Absenteeism Creates Tons of Problems

Julia Steiny explains just how damaging chronic absenteeism is for student.

NEW: Cranston Labeled a “Distressed Community”

The city of Cranston has been labeled a "distressed community" and is now eligible for extra state funding, according to Mayor Allan Fung.

Report Card: Rhode Island Leaders Divided Over Chafee’s Budget

GoLocalProv found that elected officials, union leaders, advocates and business leaders were divided over the Governor’s budget proposal, which seeks to increase taxes...

NEW: Senate Leader Ruggerio Introduces Legislation to Ban Animal Devocalization

Calling it inhumane to take away an animal’s voice for any reason other than medical urgency, Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio has...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Raises $194k During 4th Quarter

For the first time since taking office last January, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras flexed his fundraising muscles in the final quarter of 2011, raising just over $194,000.

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse Introduces “Buffett Rule” Legislation

Today, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced legislation to make that goal a reality and put an end to a tax policy that often...

NEW: Lawmakers Call for More Funding for the Homeless

Representative Scott Slater and Senator John Tassoni have introduced legislation, 2012-H 7265 and 2012-S 2203, that would provide $12.5 million in funding for the NOP in the next...

Chafee’s Budget: $76 Million in New Taxes

Calling this the “year of the cities and towns,” Governor Lincoln Chafee proposed a budget that would create $75.9 million in new taxes as...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Casinos are a Bad Bet for Rhode Island

Dan Lawlor explains why table gaming won't cure all of Rhode Island's financial woes.

Chafee’s Budget: A Win for Education

The state would fully fund the second year of the education funding formula and award $11 million in additional dollars to underfunded communities under the Governor'...

Chafee’s Budget: A Commitment to Municipalities

A large portion of the Governor's State of the State address focused on cities and towns, which he claims are in "crisis" thanks to...

Chafee’s Budget: $200 Million in Ballot Proposals

Voters will be asked to consider whether the state should borrow more than $200 million to invest in infrastructure projects this November under Governor Chafee's...

Chafee’s Budget: A Tax Amnesty Period

Governor Chafee's proposal includes a 75-day amnesty period where delinquent taxpayers would be allowed to pay their taxes without penalty, which he believes could...

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