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NEW: Rep. Morrison Fights for Diplomas for All Graduates

Representative Morrison has introduced legislation to correct what he calls “a travesty.” His bill, 2012-H 7826, provides that students who complete graduation requirements of...

NEW: House OKs Newport Grand Bill

The House of Representatives today approved legislation that will allow casino-style games at the Newport Grand gaming facility, pending approval by Newport and state voters.

NEW: Blackstone Valley Delegation Applauds Department of Interior Action

Today, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), the House sponsor of legislation to establish a National Historical Park in the Blackstone River Valley, along with...

New Complaint Includes Lewd Pics & No-Bid Contracts at Providence Housing Authority

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) confirmed Monday that it is looking into allegations made by a Providence Housing Authority (PHA)...

NEW: Sen. Sheehan Introduces Jobs Match Program legislation

Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North Kingstown) has again this legislative session introduced a bill intended to strengthen statewide interagency collaborations, enhance the current...

NEW: Rep. Carnevale Eyes Municipal Payments From Nonprofits

Representative John Carnevale has introduced legislation again this year, 2012-H 7450, to allow municipalities to seek reimbursement for essential services provided to tax exempt properties.

NEW: Reed Introduces Project Rebuild Act

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) this week joined officials from Rhode Island’s Office of Housing and Community Development; Rhode Island Housing; HousingWorks...

NEW: House to Vote on Newport Grand Table Game Referendum Today

The House is poised to consider a bill on Tuesday, March 6, at 4 p.m. that would allow casino gaming at Newport Grand with voter approval...

Dan Lawlor: Time to Fix Gilbert Stuart Middle School

Dan Lawlor says the more the city continues to defer maintenance of public school buildings, the greater the costs will be in the future

NEW: Prayer Banner Removed at Cranston West

The controversial prayer banner at Cranston High School West has officially been removed, officials announce today.

NEW: Hyers to Manage Congressman Cicilline’s Reelection Campaign

Eric Hyers, who ran Congressman David Cicilline 2010 campaign, will again serve as Cicilline's campaign manager for the 2012 election, according to an e-mail sent out...

NEW: Neronha Will Not Discuss Compassion Center Legislation

US Attorney Peter Neronha said today that the Department of Justice has no intention of discussing legislation that would allow medical marijuana compassion centers to...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 3 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up three cents this week, the tenth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: State Unemployment Drops to 10.9 percent

The state's unemployment rate has dropped below 11 percent for the first time since June 2009, according to the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

PowerPlayer: State Rep. Chris Blazejewski

This week’s PowerPlayer is State Rep. Chris Blazejewski. Rep. Blazejewski was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about life on Smith Hill and...

Providence VS Retirees: Will an Agreement be Reached?

Mayor Angel Taveras on Saturday called for Providence’s retirees to share in the sacrifices needed to address the structural budget deficit that threatens...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Mary Ann Sorrentino: The Women are Right Here

Mary Ann Sorrentino says it's time to bring this informed consent" insanity to its logical conclusion.

Providence Retirees Brace for Meeting with Mayor Taveras

Mayor Angel Taveras will meet today with retirees for a town hall-style meeting to explain just how severe the city's fiscal conditions are, a...

NEW: RISD Extends President Maeda’s Contract

The Board of Trustees of the Rhode Island School of Design and President John Maeda have agreed to extend President Maeda’s contract through...

video: New Brown President Addresses City Finances

The incoming Brown University President addresses the city's fiscal situation.

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