The calamari bill is getting another vote.
Urban affairs expert Aaron Renn argues in an extensive new article that Rhode Island is suffering economically because of bad policy.
The roundtable discusses the new WPRI 12/Providence Journal poll and who’s got the edge in Campaign 2014 in Rhode Island.
Ted’s weekend roundup tackles Clay Pell’s plans to rebound, who won in the state budget, Buddy Cianci’s comeback, and more.
Rhode Island’s business community is excited about the budget, in part because it aims to reduce the corporate tax rate from 9% to 7%.
The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill that would require a hands-free device to use a cellphone while driving.
The $8.7-billion tax-and-spending plan makes a variety of cuts to cover increased spending on health care for low-income residents.
Speaker Mattiello said the wide-ranging transportation plan has “no single burden we’re imposing on anyone that’s oppressive.”
Operation Welcome Home aims to secure jobs, housing, and proper medical care for those that served our country overseas.
Eyewitness News and The Providence Journal have teamed up for the first televised debate of Campaign 2014 that is airing right now on WPRI.
Caprio, who lost the 2010 governor’s race, has a double-digit lead in the Democratic primary for his old job as general treasurer.
The poll shows 44% of Democratic primary voters say the state shouldn’t pay the 38 Studios bonds, while 43% say the state should.
The poll shows 33% of primary voters support Angel Taveras, 29% back Gina Raimondo, 12% back Clay Pell and 22% are undecided.
Republican candidate Allan Fung released an ad this weekend that says “Don’t be a blockhead. Say no to Ken Block.”
After inspecting her initials, etched into steel, Michelle Obama declared the keel of the U.S.S. Illinois to be “well and truly laid.”
This week on Newsmakers an education debate with Tim Duffy, Ex. Director of the R.I. Association of School Committees, and James Parisi of t…
Michelle Obama will be in Rhode Island today for a keel-laying ceremony for a new Navy submarine. Watch it live on WPRI.com at 1:30 p.m.
Ted’s news roundup tackles the governor’s race, whether robots will take everyone’s jobs, a new sitcom with a local vibe, and more.
Judge says she needs more time to hear two pending motions.
Says funding for repairs will run out if Congress doesn’t pass the federal highway bill.
The prosecution has wrapped up its embezzlement case against a former Rhode Island lawmaker.
A longtime member of Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s State House team is heading for the exits as she campaigns for governor.
Records show Fung registered to lobby on behalf of insurance giant MetLife, where he worked as legal counsel until becoming mayor.
The race for RI governor is heating up as two candidates, Gina Raimondo and Allan Fung, have launched their first television commercials.
Nesi’s Notes: A 1978 book discussing Rhode Island’s economic problems sounds surprisingly – and depressingly – familiar in 2014.