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Showdown Looms Over Municipal Pension Crisis

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee’s two-hour meeting with union leaders Thursday resulted in threats of legal action tempered with a pragmatic willingness to...

NEW: Chafee Appoints Members to Municipal Pension Study Commission

Governor Lincoln Chafee names final three to the 14 member special panel.

BREAKING: Brown Pres. Issues Letter Calling Taveras’ Decision “Surprising and Disappointing”

In the latest war of words, Brown University President Ruth Simmons issues a letter to the Brown community and calls Mayor Angel Taveras's recent...

BREAKING: Pawtucket School Workers Win War on Health Care Retirement Breach

Pawtucket School Employees rescued health insurance retiree benefits that the City of Pawtucket had been draining for the past 5 years, proving that the city had...

Rhode Island Ranked Third Worst State in Country to Retire

Rhode Island is once again near the bottom of a national ranking, this time for those looking to retire.

Aaron Regunberg: Why 16-Year-Olds Know Better than You

Aaron Regunberg reminds everyone that in the school reform debate, it's time to start listening to the students.

NEW: Sexual Assault Case Against John Carnevale Dismissed

The sexual assault case against John Carnevale has been dismissed, according to a statement by Office of the Attorney General.

10 Judges Pay Zero into Pension System

Ten Rhode Island judges earning nearly $2 million each year and paying nothing into the pension are eligible to retire this year with at least 75 percent...

NEW: Rep. Gordon Drafts Resolution Opposing National Defense Authorization Act of 2012

Rhode Island State Representative Daniel P. Gordon Jr. has drafted a resolution to be submitted in opposition to the sections of the National Defense Authorization...

NEW: ACLU Applauds Cranston Prayer Ban

The Rhode Island ACLU today applauded a decision issued by U.S. District Judge Ronald Lagueux in the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality...

NEW: Lobbyist Filing Deadlines are Sunday

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding everyone who lobbies the General Assembly that Jan. 15 is the deadline for filing two important reports.

NEW: Mayors Taveras and Polisena to Head Up Pension Commission

As part of the sweeping pension reform legislation approved by the General Assembly last year, legislators agreed to creation of a study commission to review...

City and Brown Square Off on Property Tax Battle

Carrying signs that read “pay your fair share,” “can you spare a dime of your $2.5 billion” and “King George says...

video: WJAR Partners On GoLocal DEM Investigation

WJAR-10 and GoLocalProv partnered on a story about how Rhode Island's environmental oversight agency has failed to collect even a quarter of the total...

INVESTIGATION: DEM’s Lax Enforcement Costs State Millions

Rhode Island lawmakers have led the nation in passing environmentally friendly laws in recent years, but the agency charged with taking action against polluters has...

NEW: Chafee Announces New Central Falls Economic Expansion Initiatives and Increased Tax Exemptions

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that, after stabilizing Central Falls' finances, the Office of the Receiver is now pursuing ways to expand the city'...

NEW: Rep. Baldelli Hunt Wants Investiation into Repeal of Budget Amendment

Rep. Lisa Baldelli Hunt is requesting an investigation into what she believes was misinformation given to the General Assembly at the end of the 2011 legislative...

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.

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