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Concert Review: Mellencamp Brings the Heartland to PPAC—John Mellencamp brought an inspired set of "Heartland…

Summer Reading With Robin 2015—I don’t think anyone will soon forget the…

Fit For Life: It’s All in Your Head…—Physically, we are one of the most inferior…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Container Gardens for Urbanites—Container gardens are perfect for urbanites and often…

RI Beauty Expert: The Art of Concealment – New Skin Cover-Ups—Beauty farewells are never easy, especially if the…

North Providence Company Reaches $8.75M Settlement with EPA—The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice…

Miriam Hospital Awarded Highest Nursing Credential for 5th Time—Miriam Hospital Granted Magnet Recognition

Pawtucket 1 of 10 U.S. Cities Chosen for New AmeriCorps Initiative—The Corporation for National and Community Service

Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%—Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%

Saul Kaplan: Don’t Get Netflixed—R&D for new business models is the new…

 
 
 

slides: 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. 

Finneran: Yesterday’s Over

Hillary Clinton

Really? Is it? Is yesterday ever over? The question has become a worrisome one for Hillary Clinton. For Jeb Bush too.

Carol Anne Costa: The Ugly Truth

As I constantly seek inspiration from the topics of the day and week on which to opine, this week provided a plethora of political ponderings...

Gencarella: Public Union Benefits Limit What Our Government Can Do For Taxpayers.

Ask Not What Your State Can Do For You, But What Your State Can Do For Public Unions.

Frank Williams: Rhode Island’s Enigma

Retired Chief Justice Frank Williams in his office.

In retrospect, it's not surprising that Judge Sarah Taft-Carter appointed Frank Williams as the Special Master in the state pension lawsuit.

Gorbea Presents Plan to Increase Election Participation, Modernize Voting in RI

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea has unveiled legislation that will allow Rhode Islanders to register online to vote, improve the integrity of voter rolls, allow...

Giannini: Are You Ready for Hillary or Exploring with Linc?

Hillary Clinton

Well it's official. Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President of the United States at approximately 3:00pm on Sunday, April 12, 2015.  After months of...

Jencunas: Elorza’s First 100 Days - Potholes and Snow

Ever since Franklin Roosevelt, politicians have been judged by their first hundred days in office. The timeframe is largely arbitrary, but the beginning of an...

Riley: Repeating My Call for Providence Bankruptcy

Each day that Providence, Rhode Island avoids filing for bankruptcy and a nice clean “reset”, the city’s wealthy residents and property...

Horowitz: President Chafee

Rob Horowitz

Providence Journal sportswriter Bill Reynolds, in his Saturday tidbits column, captured the prevailing reaction in Rhode Island to former Governor Lincoln Chafee’s announcement...

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

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...

Moore: Chafee’s Brilliant Decision

Golocal's Russell Moore says that Chafee has everything to gain and nothing to lose by running for President.

Revenge Porn, The “Taylor Swift Tax” & Assisted Suicide - This Week at the State House

Senator Erin Lynch

Revenge porn, the "Taylor Swift Tax," computer hacking, assisted suicide, and mental health & substance abuse treatment for the incarcerated - here's what...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Sen. DiPalma: Health Literacy - The Time To Act Is Now

In its first year, HealthSource RI was utilized to enroll 27,724 Rhode Islanders in affordable, brand-name health plans. That is good news.

slides: 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.  

Leading Washington Political Expert: Chafee’s Chances for President are “Zero”

A leading Washington political expert has called former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee's chances in the 2016 Presidential race "exactly zero," following the former U...

New Consulting Group Launches in RI to Assist Candidates

Ken Block will serve as an advisor.

Precision Political Consulting, a new political consulting group, has been launched in Rhode Island to help candidates for General Assembly along with other political races....

Division of Planning to Address House Committee on RhodeMap RI Plan

Mike Stenhouse

Kevin Flynn, Associate Director of the state's Division of Planning, will testify in front of the House Committee on Oversight at 4:30 p.m. on...

Jencunas - The Providence Streetcar is a Bad Idea

The proposed Providence streetcar project is a textbook example of how bad projects get support from cities. The streetcar is essentially a $100.4 million bus, except...

Riley: Pension Settlement Does Little to Help Rhode Island

The big state pension settlement avoids Armageddon in Rhode Island for now but not for much longer. The State Pension system is still in a...

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