Officials argue the GOP plan will cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and make insurance more expensive for older residents.
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Long-serving North Providence Democrat Dominick Ruggerio is expected to succeed her as the Senate’s leader.
The Newport Democrat has led the General Assembly’s upper chamber since 2008.
Construction of the 14 planned toll gantries is expected begin this fall, and the first could start operating by the end of this year.
Democratic legislative leaders offered little response to the ideas, which include audits of campaign accounts and a line-item veto.
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The sponsored ad, purchased for $50 by the R.I. Commerce Corporation, promoted a generally positive New York Times article.
A surcharge on Rhode Islanders’ electric bills provided the funding for the $32,175 turbine, which has broken before.
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Neronha’s resignation is effective at midnight, his spokesman Jim Martin said.
The Bristol Democrat and former House Finance Committee chair was back in federal court on Thursday.
The elite private institution in Providence, where tuition tops $35,000, made the revelation in a letter to alumni.
The owner of Women & Infants Hospital lost $10 million more than its executives had expected at the end of last year.
A trial is scheduled to begin in mid-May over the notoriously long-delayed effort to replace the DMV’s computer system.
Rhode Island’s largest health insurer attributed the red ink to its members’ unexpectedly high use of medical services.
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The report was requested by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello.
The Republican House speaker’s brief visit to the state included a meeting with CVS executives and a political fundraiser.
The documents do not include records that eventually went before a grand jury.
A state official said the agency’s long-delayed new computer system may finally launch over the 4th of July weekend.
Rhode Island’s attorney general joined his counterparts Tuesday at a meeting with the president at the White House.
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The former GOP vice-presidential nominee will “meet with supporters and attend several events,” a spokesman said.
“I certainly wouldn’t rule out a run for governor at some point in the future,” the longtime Democratic congressman told an interviewer Frid…
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