The two men discussed their their standoff over the state budget.
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin will now decide if charges are warranted over the State House staffer who got free tuition.
The retreat was the second stinging setback on the issue in three weeks for McConnell.
Morning Consult said Raimondo was among “the most unpopular governors” who are “facing difficult paths to re-election next year.”
“We’re trying to take steps to ensure that matters like this don’t happen again,” said Councilman Bryan Principe.
Newport voters will head to the polls and choose between four Democratic primary candidates.
More than 36,000 vehicles owe the state upwards of $200 each in parking tickets, according to Providence City Counselor Luis Aponte.
The full House and Senate are expected to vote on the compromise bill later this week, with no further amendments allowed.
They say the legislation would allow law enforcement to invade people’s privacy and would undermine work to combat opioid overdoses.
Governor Raimondo said the meeting was “welcome news,” but the state’s top Republican said it is “not how government should work.”
The probe centers on how one of Speaker Mattiello’s top aides obtained $50,000 in free tuition after going to work at the State House.
According to a spokesperson for Senator Jack Reed’s office, the bill would make healthcare more expensive and provide less coverage.
The state has been operating under an interim budget since July 1, the start of the new fiscal year.
“I can’t tell you how many people have said to me, ‘Rhode Island’s amazing – I love it,'” Governor Raimondo told reporters.
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Rhode Island Farm Bureau President Henry B. Wright III said he has problems with the fresh product section of the measure.
“It’s scary what is happening in this country,” A.J. said. “This is a disease that can be fatal.”
More than 30 of the nation’s governors were in town for the event, as well as Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.
Pence urged governors to support the revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate.
Mattiello tells WPRO-AM that he intends to look Ruggerio in the eye and ask him “what he’s up to?”
The Warwick mayor announced Friday that bills will be mailed out within the week.
Governor Raimondo and her counterparts spoke at a news conference during the National Governors Association meeting.
Vice President Mike Pence addressed the crowd at about 1:30 p.m. and was followed up by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
During a forum focused around the opioid epidemic, governors discussed innovative ways to put their states on the map, both nationally and i…
“I believe a merger between Care New England and Lifespan would be good for patients,” Lifespan President and CEO Dr. Timothy Babineau said.