During a press conference on Tuesday, Raimondo announced a goal to increase the amount of local buying the state does by 10 percent over the…
Governor Raimondo’s budget plan projects reauthorizing CHIP will mean $35.5 million for Rhode Island in the current and next fiscal years.
The shutdown effectively split the federal workforce in half as hundreds of thousands of nonessential workers were sent home.
Enough Senate Democrats joined Republicans in approving the measure after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised fair negotiations on the …
“There’s got to be a lot of risk-shifting. The only side of the equation that bears any risk in this proposal is the taxpayers,” he said.
The Republican is scheduled to deliver his annual state of the state address to a joint session of the Legislature on Tuesday evening.
President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour government shutdown.
The governor’s proposal hinges on the U.S. Supreme Court giving states the green light to expand gambling.
Opponents of the idea believe it could cause health problems for those living in poverty.
The first-term Democrat discusses her State of the State, her budget proposal, the PawSox, UHIP, the Burrillville power plant and more.
Republicans control the Senate 51-49. The GOP needed 60 votes to prevail, but the tally was 50-48 as of 11 p.m. Eastern time.
The state says discussions with Amazon are ongoing about other opportunities.
A divided House on Thursday passed an eleventh-hour plan to keep the government running.
“I think they should have included an alternative,” House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello said, as reaction to the budget began to pour in.
Here’s a cheat sheet breaking down what you need to know about the $9.4-billion proposal, which came out Thursday afternoon.
The memo emerged just before Speaker Mattiello’s closed-door caucus of House Democrats to discuss the stadium debate.
Raimondo proposed spending $1 billion on school repairs over the next five years, between state and city funds.
Rep. Aaron Regunberg said the legislative package is “about making sure that people have faith to know that their voice matters.”
One day before releasing her tax-and-spending plan, Raimondo also offered additional details on a proposal to spend $1 billion on school rep…
The speaker’s move comes one day after the Senate approved legislation for taxpayers to help cover the cost of a new stadium.
Eyewitness News Political Analyst Joe Fleming joins us live in studio to break down Raimondo’s talking points.
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo delivered her third State of the State address Tuesday night.
The first-term Democrat trumpeted “progress” in the annual speech, as her GOP challengers quickly tried to poke holes in her message.
R.I. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey are among those participating in the lawsuit.
There was no word as of mid-afternoon Tuesday about why the authorities had been at Republican Nicholas Kettle’s home.