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PROVIDENCE – Former Rep. Peter Palombo, D-Cranston, appeared in Providence District Court Jan. 19 after being arrested by R.I. State Police and charged with embezzling campaign funds and filing false documents, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported. An … more
President Donald Trump’s plans to build a Mexican border wall are boosting the prospects of builders and material suppliers from Alabama to Frankfurt, but there may be no bigger winner than a giant cement maker based in Mexico. more
Billed as a future income generator, the R.I. Convention Center has been a point of contention since its doors opened in 1993. Operationally, the facility, including the parking garage and food services, has lost more than $21 … more
Pay to play took on a new meaning recently, when New Shoreham officials asked National Grid PLC to pay "a large sum" of money in exchange for granting a request for a delay in the completion date of the undersea power cable that is being laid to … more
Watts outlines how common-sense reasoning can be misleading in terms of predicting outcomes in politics, marketing, business, science and everyday life. Crown Business more
Rhode Island is among the top five states that stand to suffer if the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, is repealed. That’s according to data released Wednesday by personal finance website WalletHub. more
Since President Lyndon Johnson and a bipartisan Congress created the national arts and humanities endowments, no president has called for their elimination -- until now. more
President Donald Trump said the process for coming up with a replacement for the Affordable Care Act could stretch into 2018, a longer time frame than he previously indicated. more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
In an effort to recruit more poll workers for Election Day, R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is asking businesses and nonprofits to help out. more
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