The Newport Democrat has led the General Assembly’s upper chamber since 2008.
Mayor Jorge Elorza is supporting the increase from $165,000 to $265,000 a year.
Construction of the 14 planned toll gantries is expected begin this fall, and the first could start operating by the end of this year.
The alleged scheme involved more than $71,000 in transactions from the Newport Fraternal Order of Police bank account.
More than 100 jurisdictions across the country are named in a new report from ICE.
City taxpayers must put $1.4 million into a fund to cover 5 loans that didn’t meet federal guidelines.
The city says legislation related to the water supply will be filed soon.
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.