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Is Rhode Island Squandering Its Opportunity to Redevelop I-195?

Almost three years after a new state agency was formed to spearhead its redevelopment, the land opened up by the relocation of Interstate 195 in downtown...

Chafee’s Budget Calls for Big Borrowing and Sparks Reaction

The most daring part of Governor Lincoln Chafee’s budget and his budget speech may have been his ending quote. Chafee’s speech...

Chafee’s Budget: Education

One of the Governor's major focal points during his administration has been public education, and his proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget is no different.

Chafee’s Budget: Taxes

Pointing to no increases in "any broad based taxes" as one of the highlights of his FY15 budget proposal, Governor Chafee touted

slides: I-195 Redevelopment: Who Are the Players?

Who’s behind the redevelopment of the former Interstate 195 land in Providence?

PODCAST: Chafee’s Budget Calls for Big Borrowing + Sparks Reaction

The most daring part of Governor Lincoln Chafee's budget and his budget speech may have been his ending quote. Chafee's speech and $8.5 billion...

Will Rhode Island Be The Next State To Legalize Marijuana?

Rhode Island could potentially be one of the next states to legalize marijuana, although big hurdles do remain. With recreational use legal in Washington and...

slides: Marijuana Use in the New England States

New England states lead the nation in rates of marijuana use according to recent health surveys by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

PODCAST: Will RI Be The Next State To Legalize Marijuana?

Rhode Island could potentially be one of the next states to legalize marijuana, although big hurdles do remain. With recreational use legal in Washington and...

Julia Steiny: Stranded in the Land of Over-Stimulated Kids

My husband and I were supposed to transfer planes on January 5th, just after a storm and before the super-freeze -- a fatefully bad day...

Using a Degree to Help Your Community, Others, and Yourself

There are many degrees today that focus on helping other people, and of these degrees there are two that lead to professions that are continuing...

The College Crusade of Rhode Island Announces Winter 2014 Schedule

The College Crusade of Rhode Island has announced the start of its winter 2014 schedule, which includes dozens of free programs and activities designed to increase...

Does Rhode Island Have a Clear Strategy for Economic Development?

With Rhode Island lagging the rest of the country in most every economic measure, GoLocalProv.com talked with Rhode Island's legislative leaders, candidates for...

Fung Death Incident Not Alone in Politics

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung is among the few American politicians to seek high office with an accidental death in their past. So few, in fact,...

NEW: Fung’s Report from 1989 Traffic Death - Press Article

Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston and Candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor, admitted over the weekend that we was responsible for a 1989 traffic accident...

RI + Mass Among Worst States for Job Growth in 2014

Predictions for job growth in 2014 place Rhode Island and Massachusetts at the bottom of the nation. That sour assessment comes out of a positive national...

slides: See Which New England States Will Generate the Most Jobs in 2014

The U.S. economy is projected to generate 2.6 million jobs in 2014, according to research from Moody Analytics. The economic forecasting company is predicting an increasing...

Rhode Island State Debt Among Highest in US

Rhode Island's total state debt is at $18.86 billion according to a new report out this week. Equivalent to a per capita number of $17,960 for...

slides: See Which New England States Have the Most State Debt

In a new report this week, the national public policy group State Budget Solutions released their fourth annual State Debt Study, revealing that state governments...

Top Cranston Police Gave Thousands to Fung

A GoLocalProv investigation into the campaign contributions of top Cranston police officers and their immediate family has uncovered that at a third of the commanding...

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