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Governor Raimondo Tops Over $3 Million in Campaign Funds

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo may not be popular with voters, but she is popular with donors — she now has more than $3 million in her campaign...

Horowitz: Russia is No Hoax

Rob Horowitz

It appeared up until recently that the attorney hired by the White House to manage the Russia investigation, Ty Cobb had actually succeeded in persuading...

Sunday Political Brunch: Is Republican Party at a Crossroads?—October 29, 2017

I guess I foreshadowed the Trump versus U.S. Senate feud in last week’s column, but it’s just gotten worse. Where...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? October 27, 2017

Every Friday, GoLocalProv breaks down who is rising and who is falling in Rhode Island politics, business, and sports. 

Finneran: Right There in Plain View

Richard Nixon

They were all historians of a sort. Some were well read. Some were more instinctive men than learned men.

NEW: DeLorenzo Leaves Democratic Party Following Comments - and Pressure to Resign

Former Rhode Island Democratic Party Vice-Chair Joe DeLorenzo has left the party. Democratic Party Chair Joe McNamara made the announcement on Thursday. 

NEW: Diossa Named 2nd Vice Chair of RI Dem Party After DeLorenzo Quits

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa

Rhode Island Democratic Chair Joseph McNamara has named Central Falls Mayor James Diossa as the new 2nd Vice Chair of the Rhode Island Democratic Party...

NEW: RI Lt. Gov. Democratic Primary “1 of 9 to Watch” in 2018, Says CNN

Aaron Regunberg

The battle between State Representative Aaron Regunberg and incumbent Democrat Dan McKee for Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island has been ranked as one...

RI GOP Says RI Democrats Sound Like Trump

Providence Developer and former Mayor Joseph Paolino

Rhode Island Republicans have fired back at the Rhode Island Democratic party, after the latter had been attacking the RI GOP gubernatorial candidates and criticizing...

Fecteau: End the War On Terror

With the tragic death of our troops in the country of Niger, some – especially in Congress – were surprised we were even there. There...

Bishop: The Ironic Fascination With Riverfront Stadiums

From the first to bear the moniker in Cincinnatti and the contemporaneous concrete doughnut of Three Rivers in Pittsburg – both of which were imploded...

Fung is Back — Announces 2018 Run for Governor

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung

On election night in 2014, Allan Fung promised to return. “Don’t worry, I will be back,” Fung told supporters at the Crowne...

Riley: Connecticut Municipalities in Scramble With Hartford & Moody’s

Connecticut Governor Malloy

Last week Moody’s initiated reviews for downgrades of 29 Connecticut local governments affecting $3.5 Billion of outstanding debt.  

Horowitz: Bush, Obama, and McCain Speak Up for American Values

Rob Horowitz

Former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama, along with Senator John McCain, in separate speeches last week provided similar strong and pointed criticisms of...

GoLocal Benchmark Poll - See All the Numbers

John Della Volpe, Harvard

GoLocalProv.com in partnership with John Della Volpe and his firm Socialsphere released a comprehensive benchmark poll which measured how Rhode Islanders feel about the...

ELECTION 2018: Who Is In, Who Is Jumping In, and Who Are We Waiting For

Top left clockwise: Siedle, Neronha, Fung, Chafee

Some of the key players have already formally announced that they are running for political office in 2018, others are holding events this week, but there...

Community Activist Norton Running for General Assembly Again in 2018

David Norton, on GoLocal LIVE.

Community organizer David Norton -- who has helped lead the fight against the Pawtucket Red Sox moving to a new stadium with public funding --...

Sunday Political Brunch—October 22 - Could There be a “Trump Effect” in 2018?

We are just over a year away from the 2018 midterm Congressional elections. While Republicans hold a big lead in the House and a slim lead...

GoLocal Benchmark Poll: RIers Overwhelmingly Oppose Public Funding for the PawSox Stadium

(L) Larry Lucchino, Pawtucket Red Sox and Mayor Don Grebien, Pawtucket (R)

Over the past two years the PawSox have proposed more than a half dozen different deals for taxpayers to fund a portion of their new...

Fecteau: Disrespecting Our Fallen Heroes

President Donald Trump has shown he is so callous and disgraceful that he will sink to any level. Nonetheless, even I thought the bar was...

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