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Matos confirmed as R.I.’s 70th lieutenant governor

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate voted to confirm Sabina Matos as the state’s 70th lieutenant governor on Tuesday at Rhode Island College. Matos, 47, who...

McKee committed to PPP taxation over $150K

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee's proposal to tax forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans greater than $150,000 would generate an estimated $67.7 million in revenue...

Nick Saban to be next guest of 21st Century Business Forum

PROVIDENCE – Nick Saban, head football coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide, will be the next guest of the 21st Century Business Forum on...

McKee proposes small-business grants, recreational marijuana sales in $11.17B budget

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday unveiled an $11.17 billion budget proposal that would provide grants to small businesses struggling amid the...
MASSACHUSETTS recreational marijuana shops posted more than $20 million in sales in 2019, according to the state. / AP FILE PHOTO/JULIO CORTEZ

Push again on in R.I. to legalize recreational marijuana use

PROVIDENCE - The push to legalize recreational marijuana is officially back on in the Ocean State, with the introduction in the Senate of a...

Mauborgne to be next guest of 21st Century Business Forum

Renee Mauborgne, co-author of Blue Ocean Strategy and Blue Ocean Shift, will be the next guest of the 21st Century Business Forum on March...
SPEAKING ARRANGEMENT: R.I. House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi will be the guest speaker of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s Virtual Eggs and Issues event on Jan. 14. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Shekarchi unveils package of affordable housing legislation

PROVIDENCE – House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi on Monday unveiled a package of seven pieces of legislation aimed at making housing more available and...

McKee stays away from COVID-19 briefing

PROVIDENCE - Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee, who's been at odds with outgoing Gov. Gina M. Raimondo over the state's distribution of the COVID-19...

McKee ‘not satisfied’ with state’s vaccine rollout

PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Monday issued a rebuke of the state's rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, adding "speeding up vaccine...

State to ease bar restrictions, house-of-worship capacity limits

PROVIDENCE – A decline in the COVID-19 positivity rate has led the R.I. Department of Health to ease restrictions on restaurants and houses of...

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