Providence’s financial condition is improving, but it still faces massive liabilities.
Rhode Island’s top lawmakers welcomed even larger Democratic supermajorities on Tuesday’s first day of the legislative session.
A union official says excessive, forced overtime of correctional officers at the Central Falls facility “results in bad things happening.”
While most of the Rhode Island state lawmakers being sworn in Tuesday are re-elected incumbents, one in seven are new faces.
This weekend’s RI politics roundup includes Raimondo’s personnel moves, manufacturing jobs misfortune and Jack Reed’s Secret Santa.
Some tribe members claim the Charlestown clan has a $2.5 million deficit.
Outspoken licensing board member Johanna Harris was not reappointed.
Rhode Island’s No. 2 hospital group lost money for a second year due to red ink at Memorial Hospital and a cost-cutting push.
Councilman Kevin Jackson is still challenging the recall with the Board of Elections.
The share of local workers with jobs in manufacturing plunged from 40% in 1980 to 11% in 2014, a Fed researcher reports.
Your Saturday morning roundup on Rhode Island politics.
One city employee returned to work after he was suspended nearly 3 months.
The pickup truck was rejected by the state’s Safety and Emission Control just five weeks after the dealer said it passed inspection.
The R.I. Commerce Corp. hired a consultant this week to help plan a competition for the effort, a key priority for the governor.
An in-depth look at the ups and downs of Mayor Elorza’s first two years in office.
It’s the second time this month a federal agency has sought additional information about the $364-million new computer system.
A conference call on a motion for temporary restraining order is scheduled for Thursday.
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza could still block the actual expansion down the line.
Gov. Gina Raimondo supports getting rid of the car tax but said the budget is ‘still in the works.’
The Partnership for Rhode Island includes the CEOs of Hasbro, CVS Health and IGT.
The departure of Deputy Secretary Thomas Callahan comes just six months after he joined the quasi-public agency.
Tribal leadership has disputed two straight council elections.
The five-year deal moves the fire department back to four platoons and reduces minimum manning.
Issues involving dumped debris, bankruptcy and security deposits have plagued defendant in Vaughn lawsuit.
David Ackell, of Seekonk, was convicted of sextortion for threatening to release explicit photos of teenager.