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Dominick J. Ruggerio and Nicholas A. Mattiello have come to an agreement to end the state's budget impasse./ PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Ruggerio and Mattiello agree to pass both budget and car tax

PROVIDENCE - R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio announced in a joint statement that they have reached an...
MAYORS AND TOWN managers from 25 communities in Rhode Island met with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Thursday. From left to right, Johnston Mayor Joe Polisina, Lincoln town administrator Joe Almond, Warren town manager Jan Reitsma. Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and Cumberland Mayor William Murray. /COURTESY THE GOVERNORS COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE

Mayors meet with Raimondo on budget impasse

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-five mayors and town managers from across Rhode Island met Thursday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to discuss the implications of a...
AS A RESULT OF A MEETING between R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Matttiello and Senate President Domick J. Ruggerio Tuesday, the stalemate between the House and the Senate on the state budget could be coming to an end.

RIPR: Budget impasse could be coming to an end

PROVIDENCE - R.I. Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio now supports reconvening the Senate as soon as next week to vote on the R.I. House...
BACK SO SOON? House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, left, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio are playing with Rhode Island’s economic future, but the state’s citizens have very little power to force a change in their behavior. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO

Does budget impasse mean it is time to recall legislative leaders?

Two weeks into the hostage-taking of Rhode Island by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, and with no end...
The state's fiscal 2018 budget has been approved./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Schools face up to $45M in reduced state aid due to...

PROVIDENCE – Education officials in Rhode Island are bracing for up to $45 million in cuts to local schools due to the continuing delay...
HOUSE SPEAKER Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, is seen in his office at the Statehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Mattiello: Senate’s last-minute shenanigans hurt R.I.

There is nothing more important than integrity and keeping your word. It is unfortunate that Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio and his leadership team...
ON THE FINAL DAY of the legislative sessions for both the House and the Senate in fiscal 2017, the R.I. General Assembly failed to agree on a state budget. Above left, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, right, Dominick J. Ruggerio.

Whose side are you on in the R.I. House-Senate impasse?

Throwing a wrench into the state’s fiscal status, the R.I. House and Senate ended their sessions without passing the same budget, with both House...
The state's fiscal 2018 budget has been approved./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

State advises departments, cities to prepare for reduced funding

PROVIDENCE – State budget officials have advised department and agency leaders that the failure of the General Assembly to approve a fiscal 2018 budget...
COME ON GUYS: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, left, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio seem to have made a power struggle between the two General Assembly chambers take precedence over passing the state’s fiscal 2018 budget. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Legislative game of chicken is not in R.I.’s best interests

The question is not whether each of the chambers of the General Assembly should have closed up shop after being unable to pass the...
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...
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