Your weekly briefing on RI politics, with the scoop on what President Trump means for the state, free college and more.
Providence stands to receive an additional $14 million in state aid.
Here’s a cheat sheet breaking down some of the key provisions in the $9.3-billion proposed tax-and-spending plan.
The scholarship program is expected to grow from $10 million to $30 million by 2021.
The proposed tax-and-spending plan will now go before the General Assembly, which won’t make a final decision until the spring.
The Cranston Democrat was arraigned at Providence District Court and released on $5,000 personal recognizance.
Weighing in on the plea, O’Donnell said, “It’s been my experience when they get older, sometimes they find an epiphany, turn to religion, or…
Elorza and the U.S. Conference of Mayors are calling on the federal government to take action.
Jay Gaccione was arrested after a November raid.
Longtime mob capo regime Robert “Bobby” DeLuca pleads guilty in gangland slaying case.
WPRI.com reporter Ted Nesi read the governor’s entire speech so you don’t have to – here are some important highlights.
In her major annual speech, Governor Raimondo declared that Rhode Island is “getting stronger every day.”
The mayor believes the former officer’s comments constitute “dishonorable service.”
The owner claims Councilwoman Matos and the board have interfered with his business.
District officials say they aren’t sanctioning the protest.
Donna Travis’s attorney calls the mistake inadvertent.
Communities statewide are seeing an uptick in thefts from parked cars.
An in-depth breakdown of who is eligible for the scholarship and how it all works.
Dan McGowan has this week’s RI politics roundup, including a look at politicians facing legal trouble and the governor’s State of the State.
The 55-year-old Democrat turned himself into the Rhode Island State Police barracks in Scituate Thursday after learning a warrant was issued…
The Democrat turned himself into State Police Thursday afternoon.
Maine State Police will not reopen the case of a former Bristol pastor’s first wife more than 23 years ago.
Providence hasn’t increased its local school funding since 2011.
Aponte voted in favor of a zoning change that benefited his landlord.
The treasurer is withholding more than $30,000 owed to Donoghue Barrett & Singal.