EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: University of Rhode Island President Dr. David Dooley. Gov. Gina Raimondo has proposed a plan to give two years of free tuition to Rhode Island college students. Dooley discusses what that would mean to his campus and says it will likely only increase enrollment by about 200 students. He also weighs in on President Trump’s immigration policies and state funding for public higher education.
Then on the second half Lisa Pelosi and Joe Fleming join Tim White and Ted Nesi for a political roundtable. They breakdown President Trump’s speech to Congress and the latest wrinkle in the Russia controversy.