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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO joined with three other northeastern governors to announce a collaboration to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent dangerous people from making legal purchases. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/GEORGE FREY

Raimondo joins northeastern U.S. governors to put curbs on gun violence

NEW YORK - Four Northeastern states will cooperate to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent dangerous people from making legal purchases, their Democratic...
SEVERAL STATES AROUND the country failed to pass budgets by the July 1 fiscal deadline this year. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EELLS

States mired in budget paralysis defy eight-year recovery

NEW YORK - Were it not for Illinois’s flirtation with a junk credit downgrade and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s luxuriating on a closed...
DESPITE ITS HISTORY WITH corruption, a survey from the Better Government Association ranked that the Ocean State had the best anti-corruption and transparency laws in the U.S. / COURTESY WIKIPEDIA/CHENSIYUAN

Corruption-rocked R.I. leads public integrity list

TRENTON, N.J. - Rhode Island, New Jersey and Illinois, three U.S. states notorious for crooked politics in the past, lead a survey ranking the...

Struggling U.S. capitals seek more from tax-exempt landowners

TRENTON, N.J. - The gilded dome of New Jersey’s State House looks down upon an idled $87 million park project and graffiti spray-painted on...
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