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NEW: Taft-Carter rules Providence Pension Changes “Fair”

Superior Court judge Sarah Taft-Carter cleared the way for city's landmark deal to proceed as planned with her ruling today.

Providence’s landmark pension reform changes have survived a key hurdle as Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter has just issues a ruling that the...

NEW: ACLU, Common Cause Criticize Chafee for not Releasing Report

The Rhode Island ACLU and Common Cause both question whether Governor Chafee can legally withhold a report on waste and fraud by Ken Block.

Wasting little time crafting a joint response, Common Cause and the Rhode Island branch of the ACLU have both criticized Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Falling Slightly

AAA Southern New England reports that the average price per gallon is down a penny in Rhode Island over the past seven days.

Don’t look now but it appears gas prices might actually be falling in Rhode Island. One week after the average price per gallon...

NEW: RWU Professor Files Lawsuit Against Faculty Assocation, NEARI

Sharon DeLucca is seeking $1.1 m after unions were

A senior professor of Graphic Design at Roger Williams University has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the university’s Faculty Association (RWUFA)...

RI Powerplayer: Senator Louis P. DiPalma

Meet Senator Louis P. DiPalma, one of the General Assembly’s most active members thus far this legislative season.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

NEW: Report Says RI Economy Picking Up Steam

URI economist says Rhode Island's economy is off to a decent start in 2013.

Last month, URI economist Dr. Len Lardaro turned heads when he pronounced that Rhode Island’s economy was on the rebound after issuing his...

LISTEN: Lower The Corporate or Sales Tax?

Last week’s news that the state’s unemployment rate had dropped to 9.8 percent in January of this year sparked a lot of...

RI State Report: EDC Nominees, Unemployment & An E-Cigarette Ban

This week's State Report takes a look at the latest unemployment numbers, the Governor's nominees for the EDC and a couple of controversial bills regarding taxi drivers and cell phones.

In this week’s State Report, we focus on the newly-released jobs numbers for the month of January and Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s...

In Case You Missed It: Super Ranking-Top New England Colleges 2013

Brown University was the highest ranking Rhode Island college in GoLocal's new  super-rankin g of the 86 best colleges and universities in the region. How did your school do?

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

DLT Director: RI’s Unemployment Rate Won’t “Turn Around Overnight”

Should Rhode Islanders feel good or bad about the latest unemployment report? It depends on how you look at it.

When the RI Department of Labor and Training (RIDLT) released its January report detailing the fact that Rhode Island’s unemployment rate had dropped...

INVESTIGATION: State Fails Federal Goal on Child Protection Cases

The state Family Court settles less than half the child protection cases assigned to it every six months, falling far short of federal and state...

EXCLUSIVE: MetLife to Cut 500-600 Rhode Island Jobs

MetLife Inc.'s move to a central office in North Carolina will cost 500-600 Rhode Islanders their jobs.

The news yesterday that MetLife Inc. would be transferring 240 jobs out of Rhode Island is actually much worse than originally reported. Over the next two...

WEATHER UPDATE: RI’s Storm Outlook for Friday Afternoon

The massive storm spinning over RI yesterday and today may leave as little as a few inches or up to a foot, depending on where you live.

The massive ocean storm is over 500 miles from New England but continues to spin heavy snow into parts of Southern New England this morning. The...

NEW: Chafee Appoints Mancuso, Guida to Lead Board of Education

Governor selects Eva-Marie Mancuso and Patrick A. Guida as the Chair and Vice-Chair of the BOE.

One day after releasing his list of five nominees for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), Governor Lincoln Chafee has moved forward with his...

LISTEN: Family Court Fails RI Children

The state Family Court settles less than half the child protection cases assigned to it every six months, falling far short of federal and state...

Sam Zurier: No Quick Fix for the Capital City

In the second of a two-part series, Providence City Councilman Sam Zurier takes a look at potential solutions to the city's current tax structure.

Last week, I described how Providence’s tax system fell out of balance during the past 25 years. Over that time, the City made a...

Could a RIer be killed by a drone?

Flikr Photo/joelogon.  The use of unmanned aerial devices has touched off a heated debate in Washington but should Rhode Islanders care?

On the surface, the idea that the average Rhode Islander would ever be the target of an assassination attempt by an unmanned aerial device, commonly...

NEW: National Grid Tells RI Residents to Stay Safe & Connected

Looks like the groundhog was wrong about an early spring. Snowfall is expected to continue for the rest of the day in Rhode Island.

As Rhode Islanders look out their windows this afternoon and come to the realization that winter isn’t quite over just yet, National Grid...

NEW: Rhode Island’s Unemployment Rate Drops Again

January numbers show Rhode Island's unemployment rate has dropped to 9.8 percent.

For the second week in a row, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) has good news for those paying attention to the...

NEW: Chafee Names Five Nominees to EDC Board

The Governor's list includes the President of RIC, the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association and the President of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO.

Governor Lincoln Chafee has named his five nominees to sit on the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors Saying the nominess represent ...

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