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NEW: State Democrats Question Doherty’s Economic Plan

The state Democratic Party is calling Republican Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty's economic policy "even more harmful" to the middle-class than Presidential candidate Mitt Romney'...

NEW: State Ended Fiscal Year with Big Surplus

The Office of the Auditor General has completed its annual audit of the State of Rhode Island’s financial statements for the fiscal year...

NEW: Chafee to Hold Municipal Strategy Session Thursday

Governor Chafee will again host leaders and representatives of state and municipal employee groups for a two-hour meeting at the State House tomorrow.

NEW: Senate Leadership Opposes Quonset Casino

President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown), Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence), and Senate Minority Leader...

Julia Steiny: Angry Teachers Just Screw Kids Up

Julia Steiny writes about how negative comments can wreck the potential of precisely the students we most want to reach.

PART TWO INVESTIGATION: Legal Loophole Saves Brown Millions in Taxes

GoLocalProv reveals why Brown University has been able to avoid paying millions in property tax payments to the City of Providence on its non-educational properties...

BREAKING: Brown Reneged on Deal With City

After coming to terms on a deal that would have guaranteed the city of Providence about $4 million in additional financial assistance, Brown University reneged on...

NEW: Sen. Reed Announces $1 Million in HIV/AIDS Prevention Funding

In an effort to help reduce new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections, increase access to care, and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV...

NEW: House Education Panel to Explore Career & Tech Training

The House Commission to Study Public Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility in Rhode Island has scheduled a meeting today to hear from several authorities on...

NEW: Rep. Guthrie Calls for Restoration of Funding for Developmentally Disabled

In legislation introduced last week, Representative Scott Guthrie is calling for restoration in the state budget of $12 million for programs and services for the state...

NEW: Settlement Agreement Aproved Between Central Falls and Retirees

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Monday announced the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island’s decision to grant a motion to...

Leaders Call for Changes to City Tax Structure

A city commission charged with reviewing and making recommendations to improve Providence revenue structure is calling for wholesale changes the city’s taxing habits...

Tom Sgouros: Time to Make Adequate Progress on Education

Tom Sgouros says Rhode Island's current version of education reform is a testing strategy that makes progress look like failure, backed up by a...

NEW: Cicilline Opens Woonsocket Office

Today, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) opened a Woonsocket Congressional Satellite Office to serve constituents in northern Rhode Island. The new office will allow...

INVESTIGATION: Brown Avoids $4M in Property Taxes

Brown University is not paying Providence more than $4 million in taxes on approximately $140 million worth of properties that are either not exclusively used for educational...

NEW: Marriage Equality Group Rips Senator Reed

Marriage Equality Rhode Island Campaign Director Ray Sullivan released the following statement today following a report from RINPR saying that Sen. Jack Reed is still...

NEW: Chafee to Host Small Business Forums

In his continuing effort to address the fiscal challenges of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, Governor Chafee, in conjunction with the Rhode Island...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 9 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island jumped nine cents in the last week, the largest one-week increase locally since late last April, according to AAA Southern...

NEW: Whitehouse Commends RI Winners of Medicare Innovation Advisors Program

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is applauding an announcement this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that four Rhode Islanders have...

Chafee Considering Tax Hikes To Deal With Budget Shortfall

As Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee heads into 2012, his administration’s second year in office, he has said that he’s considering some...

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