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In Case You Missed It: Raimondo’s Pension Investments

Pension decisions made by General Treasurer Gina Raimondo were the focus of several major GoLocalProv stories this week and stimulated considerable engagement and conversation among...

Former Teachers Union Head Blasts Raimondo’s Pension Investments

Following Wednesday's meeting of the State Investment Commission, former head of the Rhode Island American Federation of Teachers Marcia Reback has called into question...

BREAKING: Bombing Suspect Moved to North Central MA

Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has reportedly been transferred to a federal medical center in Devens, where he continues to recover from...

Chafee’s 5-Year Fiscal Forecast—Five Key Points

While the cheers in the Senate chamber were fading from the passage of Marriage Equality, Governor Chafee's Five-Year Fiscal Forecast was being heard by the House Finance Committee.

On Wednesday, just minutes after the Senate passed legislation allowing for same sex marriage in the state of Rhode Island, the House Finance Committee heard...

Taveras Proposes 6% Property Tax Increase for Providence

Providence's financial problems continue to plague homeowners in the capital city. Despite an effort to close a monumental budget hole since entering office, Mayor...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Peter Hewett: Why Sakonnet Tolls Don’t Add Up

The following is an open letter to the Governor and Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly. I continue to be strongly opposed to establishing...

Missing Brown Student and Incorrectly Accused Bomber Found Dead

Sunil Tripathi, the missing Brown University student who was incorrectly identified as suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon bombing, was found dead off of India Point...

EXCLUSIVE: State Pension Fund Lost $200M under Raimondo

The state pension fund lost more than $200 million in fiscal year 2012 as the state moved into hedge funds and other alternative investments under General Treasurer...

Brown Students Share Reminiscences of Missing Student Sunil Tripathi

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, in a photo shared by his family. He has been missing since March 16, 2013.

When Brown University student Sunil Tripathi was discovered missing on the weekend of March 16, his family quickly and bravely reached out to the local community...

slides: Gay Marriage in Rhode Island: GoLocal Coverage Highlights

Yesterday, the Rhode Island sentate voted its approval of a marriage equality bill which now has a clear path to passing back in the House....

Julia Steiny: Bloodlust For Boston Bombers Won’t Aid Healing

Last week was a horrible week for Boston. And the nation is fresh from Sandy Hook. Seemingly, there are more frequent acts of random, senseless...

BREAKING: Senate Passes Marriage Equality

BREAKING: The Rhode Island Senate in a landmark vote passed gay marriage legislation in a 26 - 12 vote sending the bill back to the House for...

Taveras Hires High Powered Consultants

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has hired a team of high-profile consultants to head what is now seen as a likely gubernatorial run in 2014.

TSA Relaxes Regulations: Pocket Knives to Be Allowed on Planes

The Federal Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) on Monday halted its plan for implementation of a more relaxed list of prohibited items on passenger aircraft, once...

New Misery Index—How Sad Is Rhode Island?

It's a sad day in the Ocean State--but maybe every day is, according to the latest Gallup Well-Being numbers.

It’s a sad day in Rhode Island. The Ocean State feels the least amount of enjoyment in America, according to Gallup’s...

video: Gay Marriage Passes Senate Judiciary Committee, Going to Full Senate

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee approved S-38A which would legalize same sex marriage in RI by a vote of 7 to 4. Advocates celebrate at...

NEW: RI Lawyers Release Statement on Behalf of Katherine Russell

Katherine Russell, North Kingstown High School Yearbook, Skippers Log

Lawyers representing Katherine Russell, the wife of deceased Boston bombings suspect Tamerlin Tsarnaev and former North Kingstown resident, issued the following statement this morning.  

NEW: RI Senate GOP Unanimously Supports Gay Marriage Bill

The Rhode Island Senate Republican Caucus announced today its support for a bill that would grant marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, as the...

State Run Disability Services Cost Three Times Private Firms

Rhode Island Community Living and Supports (RICLAS) system have come under close scrutiny by a number of groups and individuals.

A watchdog group in the state has detailed information regarding high overtime payments made at the Rhode Island Community Living and Supports (RICLAS) system for...

How Armed Are RI’s Campus Police Forces?

Colleges and Universities across the state may get the opportunity to arm properly trained campus police on campus, if the House Judiciary committee sends a...

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