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RISC’s Five Pillars of Pension Reform

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC), a bipartisan political advocacy group, submitted a detailed pension reform proposal for the consideration of the reform advisory panel...

video: 9/11/2001-9/11/2011: A Father Remembers

Shawn Nassaney was a natural athlete, a leader, and was poised to take his young adulthood by storm, when his life was ended abruptly on...

Taveras Administration Blocks School Information Request

Critics of the Taveras administration are once again challenging the city’s lack of transparency when it comes to school-related matters after city officials...

NEW: National Story Questions City Loan

A Wall Street Journal article questioning cities’ decisions to take out “green” loans hit newsstands this week and Providence was one of...

Special Session 2011: The Dozen Decision Makers

There are countless people wrapped up in the pension debate, but these are the ones who have the greatest influence. 

GoLocalProv MINDSETTERS™ Grade President Obama’s Jobs Speech

Can the American Jobs Act save the country (and the President’s reelection hopes)? GoLocalProv’s MINDSETTERS™ were glued to the television...

President Obama’s Jobs Speech: Local Leaders React

President Obama’s jobs speech was met with unanimous support among Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation, but that’s not to say...

NEW: Stanley Cup Comes To Providence

Hundreds of excited Boston Bruns fans packed the Rhode Island Convention Center this afternoon to get a glimpse of Lord Stanley's Cup. GoLocalProv was...

Special Session 2011: Business Leaders Demand Pension Reform

As state lawmakers delve in to a special fall session designed to reform the pension system, top business leaders are expressing concern over the national...

NEW: Preliminary Report Shows Growth in RI Revenue: But Is It Enough?

The Governor’s Office today released a special report on preliminary FY 2011 revenues, and according to the data, Rhode Island experienced a 2.2% growth in...

NEW: Pell Named White House Fellow

Clay Pell has been named to the 2011-2012 class of White House Fellows, the White House announced today.

PODCAST: RI Groups Spend Millions Lobbying Washington

Twenty of Rhode Island’s top businesses, universities and hospitals as well as arts organizations, environmental programs and at least two municipalities have spent...

NEW: Gay Rights Activists Demand Costa Disavow “Bigotry”

The gay rights group Marriage Equality Rhode Island (MERI) has publicly called upon state Rep. Doreen Costa to disavow the “bigotry” and &ldquo...

NEW: ACLU Files Suit Against RI Department of Public Safety

The Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a suit against the state’s Department of Public Safety (DPS), arguing that the...

Lucrative Legislators: How Much Is RI’s Delegation Worth?

They’re sent to Washington to represent the people, but each member of the state’s four-person Congressional Delegation is far wealthier than...

State Rep. vs Mayor Taveras: Land Battle Continues

The back-and-forth between a first-term State Representative and the city of Providence continues to unfold as the two sides attempt to decide how to proceed...

Is North Providence The Most Corrupt Town In America?

Over the past decades, Rhode Island has had its share of high profile corruption cases. The state has seen a governor, mayors, legislators and a...

How Corrupt Is Rhode Island?

Perceptions by many journalists are that Rhode Island and Louisiana lead the United States in public corruption. According to a recent survey of journalists who...

RI’s Highest Paid Congressional Staffers

At least 13 staffers for Rhode Island’s four-member Congressional Delegation are on pace to make six-figure salaries in 2011, a GoLocalProv review of Congressional finances...

PowerPlayer: Congressman James Langevin

GoLocalProv’s latest PowerPlayer interview is with Congressman James Langevin, who was kind enough to tell us about the work he is doing to...

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