The inside scoop on Rhode Island’s benefits system mess, Raimondo’s candid comments, Trump’s RI chances and more.
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“I am firmly on the side that we should release everything,” the governor said at Common Cause’s annual meeting.
The governor says she wasn’t personally aware of strongly worded letters that warned the state’s new $364-million benefits system wasn’t rea…
The Unified Health Infrastructure Project (UHIP), the biggest IT project in state history, has cost $364 million so far.
The lawmaker donated to the speaker’s re-election effort after he was kicked off the voter rolls following a Target 12 report.
The two veteran Democrats are fighting back after they lost their primaries to progressive challengers last month.
The Unified Health Infrastructure Project is the biggest IT project in state history.
The 10-term Democrat said there was an “outcry of people in Warren and Barrington” urging him to battle Jason Knight and Daryl Gould.
The Republican vice-presidential nominee is scheduled to headline a Saturday evening fundraiser at a Newport mansion.
The inside scoop on Speaker Mattiello’s tough re-election battle, legalizing pot in RI, GE’s new local office and more.
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell said he was “disgusted” by the nominee’s comments but indicated he will still support him.
Speaker Mattiello’s announcement that he wants to cut the car tax comes 18 years after lawmakers tried – and failed – to eliminate it.
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.
The inside scoop on Raimondo’s bad hedge-fund bet, unions and ethics, Mike Pence in Newport, soap jobs and more.
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.
The inside scoop on Governor Raimondo’s poll numbers, bad news for Jack Reed, crime rates in Providence and more.
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.
The inside scoop on Trump’s chances in R.I., what to expect in Tuesday’s state primary, Raimondo’s controversial 6/10 decision and more.