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Eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes would mean an average increase of $1,880 for residents who use it now.
The discount shoe retailer filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday.
The attorney general’s office argued the governor has “done nothing but fuel misguided speculation” about the investigation.
Meg Whitman doesn’t want to testify about the long-delayed effort to replace the DMV’s Reagan-era computer system.
Nearly 90 percent of the town’s voters said they are against the controversial project.
State Rep. Bobby Nardolillo criticized Rhode Island’s Democratic junior senator for his vote against President Trump’s nominee.
“Bill advocated tirelessly for people in Warwick and throughout Rhode Island,” Governor Raimondo said Monday.
The beleaguered retailer filed for bankruptcy for a second time in March, and is closing multiple local locations.
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The governor said “undeniable progress” is being made in fixing the problem-plagued computer system for benefits.
Cities and towns manage 34 independent municipal pension plans, and their combined shortfall is estimated at $2.5 billion.
William Conley will lead the Senate Finance Committee and Erin Lynch Prata will lead the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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The 68-year-old North Providence Democrat is the longest-serving member of the General Assembly.
Officials argue the GOP plan will cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and make insurance more expensive for older residents.
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.