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What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. 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
Getting ready to launch a presidential campaign is a lot of work. There’s a speech to write, staff to hire, and social-media profiles to touch up. more
Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican-turned-independent who became a Democrat while he was governor of Rhode Island, is expected to formally launch his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday. more
The Pawtucket Red Sox have sent a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed in which they have backed off continuing a push to get done a deal for a new, waterfront Providence stadium by the end of the current General Assembly session. 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
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
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