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RI GOP Official Talan Endorses Elorza for Mayor; Harrop Responds—Dave Talan, Corresponding Secretary for the RI GOP,…

Michael Riley: Projo, Elorza and Cianci are all Blind to Reality—Recently the Providence Journal endorsed Jorge Elorza over…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ken Block Vote YES on Question 3—Rhode Island citizens have every reason to vote…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

GoLocal Interviews Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull Founder Coming to PPAC Next Week—Another in a line of epic rock shows…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

 
 
 

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...

How Gay Is Rhode Island?

A new state-by-state study out of the Williams Institute at UCLA shows that same-sex couples are represented in 99 percent of counties across the United States,...

Inequality Of The Worst Kind

The people of Cranston have made clear that their students deserve better than Achievement First. Why should Providence's students deserve any less?

PODCAST: Taxes On the Rise

Nearly two dozen cities and towns from across the state have sought waivers from the state to exceed the property tax cap since 2009.

grade: GRADE the Response to Irene - Who Did the Best?

The first week of clean-up response for Hurricane Irene (actually a tropical storm when it hit RI) is nearly over and reviews are starting to...

Board Of Regents Votes Down Mayoral Academy - Leaders React

The Board of Regents voted 7-1 to reject the application of Achievement First. GoLocalProv has all of the reaction.

NEW: Acting Finance Director Kerbel Leaves City Hall

Richard Kerbel, the acting finance director in the city of Providence, is no longer a member of Mayor Angel Taveras’ staff, the city has...

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