Your weekly briefing on RI politics explains the rise of Ruggerio, what’s next at the State House, some early 2018 moves and more.
Shortly after the GOP healthcare plan’s collapse, members of Rhode Island’s and Massachusetts’ delegation spoke out on the news coming out o…
Former RI Sen. John Pagliarini believes there will be some common ground with new Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, just maybe not as much…
A political roundtable discusses the transition of power in the Rhode Island senate.
In a message delivered to rank-and-file Republicans late Thursday, top Trump aides said if the measure failed he would move on to the rest o…
The decision caps a years-long fight between environmental groups and energy industry advocates over the pipeline’s fate.
The decision came after Trump, who ran as a master dealmaker, failed to reach agreement with a bloc of rebellious conservative
The 68-year-old North Providence Democrat is the longest-serving member of the General Assembly.
“This is much more than politics,” said the governor. “‘Trumpcare’ will hurt many people in Rhode Island. Lives are literally at risk.”
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Dominick Ruggerio is viewed as her likely successor.
Officials argue the GOP plan will cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and make insurance more expensive for older residents.
Long-serving North Providence Democrat Dominick Ruggerio is expected to succeed her as the Senate’s leader.
In January, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin told Eyewitness News he plans to re-submit a collection of bills aimed at deterring drunk drivi…
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverag…
“Honestly, a loss is not acceptable, folks,” Trump told lawmakers at a closed-door Capitol meeting with House Republicans.
Lawmakers in support of the bill hope it will increase safety on the road by ensuring that all drivers are trained, tested and insured.
He believes when slow drivers spend time in the left lane, traffic becomes backed up and it is a safety hazard.
Regulate Rhode Island says if the state doesn’t take action, those benefits will be lost to Massachusetts, where marijuana is now legal.
The bill would criminalize posting nude pictures online without the consent of the person in the photo.
President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that’s unsupported by the data.
The Newport Democrat has led the General Assembly’s upper chamber since 2008.
A Ukrainian lawmaker on Tuesday released a document that he said links Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to attempts to …
It also directs NASA to manage human space flight programs to help humans explore Mars and other destinations.
Construction of the 14 planned toll gantries is expected begin this fall, and the first could start operating by the end of this year.
Gilberto Grave, a sophomore at Juanita Sanchez School, helped hand-deliver the Boy Scouts’ ‘Report to the Nation.’