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Gov. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget contains a line that if adopted would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by 25 cents a pack. more
The General Assembly is expected to open its 2017-18 session on Tuesday, starting the new year with fresh appointments to key committees and 16 new members. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
The official website for the state of Rhode Island has a new look. Revamped this summer with the new design, ri.gov features a high-resolution picture of Narragansett Bay and a minimalistic layout. more
With time ticking down for public comment on how the state should fix the deteriorating Route 6-10 connector in Providence, city officials have proposed an alternate plan for a parkway that runs from Roger Williams Park to downtown. more
Operation Clean Government is holding Candidate School, a day-long educational seminar on Saturday about how to run for political office. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity said General Assembly lawmakers are on track to continue a negative public policy trend in 2016. more
On a nice weekend, I will ride my motorcycle for a few hours to clear my head and reflect on the previous week at the Statehouse. Our vehicles are much more than a mode of transportation. more
A long-discussed plan to expand passenger rail service to Pawtucket and Central Falls got a boost on Wednesday from a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant which will help build a new commuter rail station here, something the mayor of Pawtucket called a “game changer.” more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
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