Speaker Mattiello’s announcement that he wants to cut the car tax comes 18 years after lawmakers tried – and failed – to eliminate it.
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The speaker said he expects his former finance chairman to face the music for “embezzlement from an estate in Massachusetts.”
Republicans criticized the speaker over the announcement, made just five weeks before Election Day as he fights challenger Steven Frias.
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The general treasurer said a costly strategy implemented by Gina Raimondo when she was treasurer didn’t accomplish its goal.
Significantly fewer 25- to 54-year-old Rhode Islanders have a job even though the official unemployment rate is back to normal levels.
The “Yes on 2” ballot-question campaign has received a $25,000 contribution from former Hasbro CEO Alan Hassenfeld.
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The insurer’s chief financial officer said most of the heavy loss so far in 2016 was due to one-time factors – but not all of it.
House Majority Leader DeSimone lost, as did Rep. Malik, Rep. Naughton, Rep. Palangio, Sen. Pichardo, and Sen. Walaska.
The House speaker’s spokeswoman dismissed suggestions that his supporters were backing Shawna Lawton over Steven Frias.
Here’s a quick play-by-play as local voters head to the polls to choose nominees for the November election.
But they say much of that number represents a “wish list” of possible enhancements, and far less money actually will be required.
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O’Donnell’s retirement will take effect on Sept. 23, and Lt. Col. Kevin Barry will serve as acting colonel, the governor’s office said.
The developer that bought the iconic skyscraper has sought more than $47 million in damages from the bank, its last tenant.
Rhode Island transportation officials said new inspections showed the 6/10 bridges’ condition has deteriorated further.
The online survey suggests the Democratic nominee is in line to win Rhode Island for the ninth time in the past 10 elections.
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Most of the state’s surplus from 2015-16 is already spoken for because it was used to plug a deficit in the current year’s budget.
However, multiple people with direct knowledge of the talks emphasized the company hasn’t even settled on Rhode Island yet.
Planned Parenthood is predicting big gains despite the continued strength of the Rhode Island Democratic Party’s pro-life wing.
The American Trucking Association’s president delivered a clear political threat to Governor Raimondo and her allies over the new law.
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The former longtime Rhode Island Democratic Party chairman will serve as another face of the party in this year’s elections.