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Politics
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With a quick pace and little dissent, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a budget for the next fiscal year that includes almost everything proposed by first-year Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln D. Chafee advocated for a change to the metric system during his campaign announcement Wednesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city's financial challenges. Elorza announced the plan last month after he unveiled a report the city commissioned by PFM … more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last month launched her office's Community Engagement Division, a first-of-its-kind division which will bring the office and its work into neighborhoods and communities across the state. The first … more
Providence officials have been developing standardized tax-stabilization agreements that could help two projects targeted for parcels on former Interstate 195 land move forward. But state officials may not be willing to wait for the city to finish … more
How could the good done by the majority of those receiving legislative grants be missed in the media frenzy over the abuse of a few? In the spirit of fairness, people need to look at the big picture. more
After helping to include a $15 million appropriation for mental health first aid in the fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill, Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is encouraging more Rhode Islanders to take part in this public education and awareness program. more
When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, he made a risky calculation: He used most of his political capital to get one cornerstone piece of legislation passed, an overhaul of federal laws expanding healthcare access and coverage. more
The Massachusetts economy is “emitting mixed signals,” according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Rhode Island has the least-safe bridges and roads in America — visible to anyone traveling the state. A thriving Rhode Island economy is predicated on investing in infrastructure. more
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