Mayor Jorge Elorza

EDITORIAL: Elorza Just Posted a Sign — Closed to Business

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has made it loud and clear. Providence does not want outside investment. After the… Read More

Obamacare was the hallmark legislation of his Presidency

HealthSource RI’s Long-Term Viability Now in Question After Federal Court Ruling

RI State officials are putting the best face on the future of HealthSource RI after a federal court judge in Texas struck… Read More

Mark Curtis

White House Politics: Chaos, Crisis, or Calm? – Sunday Political Brunch - December 16, 2018

The year is ending on something of a tumultuous political note in Washington, D.C. Or, is it? There was a lot of sound and… Read More

Governor Raimondo defends Obamacare

Raimondo Issues Statement After Federal Court Judge Strikes Down Obamacare

On Friday a federal court judge issues a decision which strikes down Obamacare. On Saturday Morning Governor Gina Raimondo… Read More

Marcela Betancur

New RWU Latino Policy Institute Director Betancur on Bringing Community to Table, on LIVE

Marcia Betancur, the newly-named Director of the Latino Policy Institute (LPI) at Roger Williams University, joined… Read More

House Finance Chair Marvin Abney

Raimondo’s “RI Promise” Free College Program’s Effectiveness Questioned by House Finance Chair Abney

Rhode Island House of Representatives Finance Chair Marvin Abney is questioning the initial results from Governor Gina… Read More

VIDEO: Council Overrides Elorza; $300M Fane Tower Moves Forward

The Providence City Council voted on Thursday night to override Mayor Jorge Elorza's veto of the variance for Jason… Read More

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - December 14, 2018

Every Friday, GoLocalProv takes a look at who is rising and who is falling in Rhode Island politics, business, culture, and… Read More

Mayor Jorge Elorza

Elorza Lashes Out At Developer Fane and Councilwoman Harris

Just minutes after the City Council overrode Mayor Jorge Elorza's veto, the Mayor issued a blistering attack on both… Read More

Finneran: The Day the World Disappeared

The world disappeared the other day. It was a frightful day. Here’s how it happened………….… Read More

State House Lobbyist David Salvatore also is Council President

Tempers Flare As Fane Tower Vote Comes to a Head - Hassett Blasts Leadership Partner Salvatore

As the vote to override Mayor Jorge Elorza's veto of the Fane Tower variance is again scheduled for today, members of the… Read More

Governor Raimondo faces numerous challenges in her second term

Raimondo’s Challenges Are Piling Up for Her Second Term

Rhode Island is just weeks away from the pomp and circumstance of the second inauguration of Governor Gina Raimondo.… Read More

Jackson sentenced to 1.5 years

Former Providence City Councilman Jackson Sentenced to One-and-a-Half Years in Prison

Former Providence City Councilman Kevin Jackson has been sentenced to one-and-a-half years in prison. Jackson, who was… Read More

Donald Sweitzer

NEW: Former IGT Chairman Sweitzer Named Treasurer of Democratic Governors Association

Recently retired IGT Chairman Donald Sweitzer has been named Treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) by… Read More

Jack Lyle

Representative-Elect Lyle Calls for Independent Commission on 38 Studios

Representative-Elect Jack Lyle (R-District 46) joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on LIVE, where he spoke to… Read More

Donald Trump

Horowitz: Trump Administration Takes Its Climate Change Denial International

The Trump Administration continues to embarrass itself and our nation by bringing its rejection of science and… Read More

In 2016 and 2018 Nextar's PAC gave nearly exclusively to GOP PACs including Trump's

WPRI’S Parent Co. Nexstar Pumps Hundreds of Thousands into GOP Coffers, Ch-12 Exec is PAC Donor

Nexstar -- WPRI 12's parent company --  is poised to become the biggest local television group in the United States,… Read More

Ray Rickman

Rickman’s Big View - State of RI Schools

Ray Rickman's weekly video opinion broadcast on GoLocal LIVE -- Rickman's Big View.  Rickman has been one of… Read More

Are We On the Wrong Track? Guest MINDSETTER™ Steve Artigas

The passing of former president George H. W. Bush is an appropriate time for reflection, a comparison of then versus… Read More

R.W. Alley: “Cranston School Lunch Collection”

R.W. Alley, the award-winning illustrator of Paddington Bear offers his GoLocal weekly political cartoon.… Read More


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