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More than 62 percent of respondents in a recently released Brown University poll rated as fair to poor the job that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is doing, according to the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy. more
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders launched his White House bid on the lakefront of the city where his political career began. Florida Senator Marco began his quest in Miami, surrounded by friends and family. more
(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
As General Electric’s self-imposed deadline looms on whether to move its headquarters from Connecticut, some legislators are growing increasingly pessimistic, according to a report by the Hartford Courant. more
It’s not exactly up there with immigration, trade, and abortion for controversy: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement earlier this week that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a portrait of a woman is one of the few feel-good stories of the summer. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
Rhode Islanders are largely divided on whether the state should assess a toll on large trucks to pay to fix the state’s roads and bridges, although the opposition is more certain than those in favor. more
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