Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
Public Policy
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BOSTON – The city is suing the Mass. Gaming Commission, challenging the commission’s awarding of the sole Boston-area casino license to a Wynn Resorts project in Everett, according to the Boston Globe’s website. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
Whether it’s enthusiasts arguing in fantasy-football chat rooms, or readers digressing in the comment section of a controversial news item, the Internet is an arena for debate – and anyone with access can join. So, it’s no wonder an issue about the Internet – net neutrality – has become a hotly contested issue. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the state Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. more
The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals recently announced that it has received a $5 million federal grant to treat and educate young adults with newly identified mental health problems, including schizophrenia. more
Ever notice a flooded street, a severe pothole or a tree downed on power lines and not known who to notify about it? It’s not serious enough for 911, and a call to a local city department or utility may take days for a response. more
With the possible exceptions of Roger Williams and coffee milk, the contributions of the smallest state to the rest of the United States often go unheralded. Maybe Gina M. Raimondo, who won Rhode Island’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, can change that. more
Cranston and Warwick are among the 50 best cities to live in, according to a survey by 24/7 Wall St. more
The Rhode Island Expenditure Council asks voters to weigh the pros and cons before they vote Tuesday on question 3, which asks “should there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?” more
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