Democratic legislative leaders offered little response to the ideas, which include audits of campaign accounts and a line-item veto.
In some parts of the capital city, the recycling rate is less than 1%.
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Pawtucket’s mayor says site housing vacant department store next to I-95 may be the right fit for a new PawSox stadium.
Providence could lose $5 million if President Trump cuts the CDBG program.
The sponsored ad, purchased for $50 by the R.I. Commerce Corporation, promoted a generally positive New York Times article.
Gov. Gina Raimondo urged lawmakers to approve the proposal.
The state police hired a consultant without putting the contract – valued at $225,000 – out to bid.
Ward 3 voters will vote up or down on Councilman Jackson’s future on May 2.
Democrat Mark Santow has served on the Providence School Board since 2015.
It is unclear if enough councilors will attend a special meeting Monday to have a quorum.
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The U.S. Senate voted to scrap a rule designed to hold schools accountable for student performance.
An election must be scheduled by Monday to be in compliance with state law and the city charter.
Nonprofit insists renovating blighted properties improves the entire community, despite sometimes expensive taxpayer-funded renovations.
The Bristol Democrat and former House Finance Committee chair was back in federal court on Thursday.
The group said more than 50 donors contributed $5,200.
The head of the Rhode Island State Police lashed out at Curt Schilling for “questioning the integrity” of her agency.
City officials say they’re hopeful a “grand bargain” can be reached.
The owner of Women & Infants Hospital lost $10 million more than its executives had expected at the end of last year.
75 court cases will be rescheduled because of the demonstration.
A trial is scheduled to begin in mid-May over the notoriously long-delayed effort to replace the DMV’s computer system.
More red light camera tickets and increased state aid are also parts of the mayor’s ask.
Retired Providence cop was shocked to find someone else’s name and number on his tax form.
Rhode Island’s largest health insurer attributed the red ink to its members’ unexpectedly high use of medical services.