More stories by Ted Nesi

Happy 100th Columbus Day, Rhode Island

Rhode Island is observing Columbus Day today, marking the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Bahamas. Though the holiday …

Scattered thoughts on the fall campaign

It’s Friday – as good a day as any to shake out the old reporter’s notebook and see what we find. – I’d meant to post this Wednesday when Ra…

What exactly is a ‘hybrid pension’?

The state pension system is playing a prominent role in the race for governor, with all four candidates laying out at least somewhat detaile…

A dash of optimism about RI’s budget

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington is out with its latest assessment of state revenue shortfalls for 2010-11 and 2011-…

The first debate stays sedate

If you missed tonight’s WPRI/Providence Journal debate between the four candidates for governor, you can read my recap or watch the full vid…