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Raimondo pledges to expand Rhode Island Promise program if re-elected

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed to dramatically expand the Rhode Island Promise program, if re-elected to a second term.The scholarship program...

McKee unveils plan to lower state paint-recycling fees

PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee has announced a plan to reduce the paint-recycling fees imposed on consumers by Paint Care, a multimillion-dollar...

‘The [political] system is coming up short’

Scan election results for the General Assembly through the years and you’ll find a lot of uncontested races. Observers blame it on the Democratic...

DMV now accepting medical certificates through new online service

CRANSTON – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles now allows Rhode Island commercial driver’s license holders to submit their medical certificates online, the DMV...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed a bill that is designed to facilitate the proposed Hope Point Tower on Parcel 42 of the I-195 Redevelopment District. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

With Raimondo’s signature, Hope Point Tower project continues on to Providence...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed the bill passed by the General Assembly to facilitate the construction of the Hope Point Tower on...
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has vetoed three bills./ COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO

Raimondo vetoes 3 bills, describing two as well-intentioned but flawed, one...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo vetoed three bills approved by the General Assembly on Thursday, describing two as well-intentioned but potentially damaging, and...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed legislation authorizing the financing structure to pay for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, more than three years after the team first announced its intention to replace McCoy Stadium. Now the city must finalize the deal with the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Raimondo signs PawSox legislation

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation enabling the Pawtucket Red Sox to build a new stadium in Pawtucket, which would allow...
WORCESTER, MASS., has spent more than $178,000 on consulting services in an attempt to lure the Pawtucket Red Sox to Central Massachusetts. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

BBJ: Worcester has spent $178K to pursue PawSox

PROVIDENCE – Worcester, Mass., has spent more than $178,000 in eight months on consulting services to pursue the Pawtucket Red Sox, according to the...

T.F. Green Airport name will stay the same, for now

WARWICK – Despite passage of bills by the House and Senate to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to include “Rhode Island,” the...

GA approves bill to reduce public park size in I-195 Redevelopment...

PROVIDENCE – Legislation that would reduce the size of a public park in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District was approved by the General Assembly...
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