The long-delayed computer upgrade for the Division of Motor Vehicles has reportedly cost almost $47 million so far.
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The notorious project remains unfinished after almost a decade of work, and the two sides are now fighting over it in court.
He signed a cryptic letter alleging there is “additional information” about Russia’s actions that the public has yet to see.
The state’s troubled new computer system for benefits will save taxpayers millions of dollars less than promised this year.
The Cranston Republican nearly became the first challenger to beat a sitting Rhode Island House speaker in more than a century.
The huge health program for low-income residents spends more than $2 billion a year to cover almost one in three residents.
The inside scoop on Rhode Island’s housing dilemma, new roles for women at the Assembly, the next U.S. attorney and more.
The decision is a blow to the hopes of Mattiello’s Republican challenger, Steven Frias, who is down by 85 votes.
Republicans allege the Democratic speaker’s campaign misused mail ballots, but his lawyer has dismissed the suggestion.
The Democratic House speaker isn’t waiting long to start refilling his campaign coffers after an expensive re-election race.
The final tally gave Rhode Island’s Democratic House speaker a lead of 85 votes over Republican challenger Steven Frias.
The inside scoop on optimism at the State House, marijuana in RI, the House GOP’s first woman leader, Trump and more.
Shawna Lawton privately claimed a Mattiello adviser “promised” help on her anti-vaccine activism before she endorsed him.
Nancy Pelosi has been House Democrats’ leader since 2003, but she’s now facing a revolt from some in her caucus.
The Rhode Island Republican Party chairman has questioned the behavior of Mattiello’s campaign workers.
The improving fiscal picture should make it easier for Governor Raimondo to balance her next proposed budget, which is due Jan. 19.
The Democratic governor now faces a radically different political landscape in Washington than she expected one week ago.
The governor said Hewlett Packard Enterprise must pay the money by the end of the day or else face further court action.
The company has also been ordered to provide the court with copies of computer code for the long-delayed system.
The inside scoop on President Trump and RI, the good and bad for local Republicans, Raimondo’s worries and more.
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello said he plans to use the additional money to start eliminating the car tax.
Rep. Joe Shekarchi, a 54-year-old Warwick Democrat and lawyer, will replace John DeSimone as the House speaker’s No. 2.
The Democratic House speaker’s Republican challenger refused to concede, alleging misuse of mail ballots by Mattiello.
The Democratic House speaker’s GOP challenger is alleging his opponent “may have engaged in mail-ballot fraud.”