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Providence's new mayor, Jorge O. Elorza, may not have inherited a "Category 5 Hurricane" budget situation, as his predecessor, Angel Taveras famously said a few weeks into his tenure. But Mr. Elorza does not have time to stop and smell the roses, … more
Nine executive orders, 72.3 inches of snow, a jobs plan and 101 names submitted to boards, commissions and cabinets. These are some statistics Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has used to highlight her first 100 days in office, which she celebrated … more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today poked fun at the possibility that former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, a Republican turned independent, might be a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. more
Somewhere out there an aide to former Gov. Lincoln Chafee is hoping the Federal Election Commission doesn’t watch CNN. more
Pawtucket Red Sox president James J. Skeffington spent the last few days making the political rounds, visiting city and state leadership to lay out the details of his plan to build a … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month signed an executive order immediately initiating a comprehensive review process for all regulations enforced by the executive branch. The order left in place the regulatory pause announced by the … more
Last week's creation of a "Lean Government Initiative" by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo may not get as much attention as other, more high-profile actions, such as, say, the settlement of the state's pension lawsuits. But it has the potential to be every bit … more
Lincoln D. Chafee, the unpopular former governor of Rhode Island, is the latest contender in the presidential sideshow – the one where a few folks pointlessly chase after Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. more
(Updated 1:46 p.m.) Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is considering a run for president of the United States in the 2016 election. more
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