Updated April 27 at 5:27pm
Politics
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Lincoln D. Chafee, the unpopular former governor of Rhode Island, is the latest contender in the presidential sideshow – the one where a few folks pointlessly chase after Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. more
Although his plan to expand the Newport Grand slot parlor into a full casino was rejected by local voters, developer Joseph Paolino Jr. said Wednesday he has not ruled out investing in the property. more
Providence was at a crossroads when I became mayor three and a half years ago. A $110 million structural budget deficit threatened our capital city with bankruptcy. Unemployment was far too high, private-sector investment too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer from the effects of America’s national recession. more
BOSTON – The city is suing the Mass. Gaming Commission, challenging the commission’s awarding of the sole Boston-area casino license to a Wynn Resorts project in Everett, according to the Boston Globe’s website. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the state Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. more
Mayor Donald R. Grebien is seeking letters of interest from Pawtucket residents who wish to serve on one of the city’s boards and commissions. more
With the possible exceptions of Roger Williams and coffee milk, the contributions of the smallest state to the rest of the United States often go unheralded. Maybe Gina M. Raimondo, who won Rhode Island’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, can change that. more
General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will face off against Cranston Mayor Allan Fung in the Nov. 4 election for governor. more
The Rhode Island Expenditure Council asks voters to weigh the pros and cons before they vote Tuesday on question 3, which asks “should there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?” more
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