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Could Jack Reed be the Next Democratic Leader in the U.S. Senate?

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)

The announcement by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to retire has set off a mammoth re-shuffling in the Democratic leadership. Jack Reed...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and sports.

Carol Anne Costa: Thanks Mika!

In the words of Mika Brzezinski, “Every day I find myself reminding women around me to know their value. I also have to remind...

Langevin Opposes Republican Budget Plan

Congressman Jim Langevin

Congressman Jim Langevin issued a statement Wednesday evening condemning the Republican budget plan, which passed the chamber by a vote of 228-199.

Riley: Negative Return on Fiscal Year 2015

Seth Magaziner

In early March, after reading the most recent State Investment Commission report dated February 2015 on the Status of the RI State Pension Plan...

Giannini: Remembering the Unsung Heroes in Women’s History Month

Nellie Gorbea

March is Women's History Month and I keep remembering that saying, "You've come a long way, baby!."  That quote was meant to...

Horowitz: Obamacare; Going Strong on 5 Year Anniversary

Rob Horowitz

As we mark the 5 year anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law this week, the strident predictions by its opponents that...

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Three

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House. Coalitions formed to...

Russell Moore: The Taylor Swift Tax Diversion

GoLocalProv's Russ Moore believes The Taylor Swift Tax is distracting us from other, more important issues in Governor Raimondo's budget.

Resignations, A Hotel for Twin River, & a “Tip Wage” Rally: This Week at the State House

Rep Donald Lally

Here's what's going on at the State House this week:

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and sports.

Jencunas: Gore in 2016?

Back in 2004, the telltale sign of a far-left liberal was a "Reelect President Gore in 2004" bumper sticker.

Gencarella: Can We “Make it in RI?”

Governor Gina Raimondo

The title of the Governor’s budget, “Make It In RI," belies the stark contrast to the damage she sets out to do...

‏Giannini: An Opportunity for Elected Officials to Restore Some Trust

Gordon Fox

I write this wearing two hats, one as a former legislator, the other as a taxpayer. The  public has lost faith in its elected...

Riley: Does the RI Treasurer Know his Senior Policy Adviser?

Treasurer Seth Magaziner

One of the first appointments made by Treasurer Seth Magaziner in 2015 was his senior policy adviser Tom Sgouros.

Narragansett Rep. Lally Resigns from House Seat

Rep Donald Lally

Rep. Donald J. Lally Jr, the Democratic Representative who represents Narragansett and South Kingstown and has served as a State Representative since 1989, announced his resignation...

Rep. Amore’s New Legislation Gives Parents Chance to Opt-Out of PARCC

Rep. Gregg Amore

Representative Gregg Amore has introduced legislation to allow parents and guardians of students in RI schools to opt out of the Partnership for the Assessment...

Horowitz: Raimondo’s Budget: Well-Constructed and Well-Packaged

Rob Horowitz

Governor Gina Raimondo’s first budget proposal, unveiled last week, provides a well-constructed blueprint for making the structural improvements essential to capitalizing on our...

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Two

Each week, GoLocalProv will be running a chapter from SECRETS & SCANDALS: Reforming Rhode Island, 1986-2006, which chronicles major government reforms that took place...

Russ Moore: 5 Things To Hate About Raimondo’s Budget

Governor Gina Raimondo delivers her budget address. Photo by Richard McCaffrey

GoLocalProv's Russell J. Moore believes Raimondo's budget was a big missed opportunity.

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