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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...

$250M school construction bond to appear on November ballot

PROVIDENCE – Last week’s approval by the General Assembly and the governor of the fiscal year 2019 state budget moved a huge project to...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO renewed her call for a ban on assault weapons in her inaugural address at the Statehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo signs $9.6B budget for fiscal 2019

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed the fiscal year 2019 $9.6 billion budget, passed by the General Assembly, Friday.The general revenue total in...
MORE THAN 2,700 current and former workers at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital were affected by the St. Joseph's Health Services of Rhode Island Retirement Plan's funding problems. Above, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. / COURTESY OUR LADY OF FATIMA HOSPITAL

General Assembly OKs bill encouraging quick settlement of St. Joseph pension...

PROVIDENCE — The General Assembly has passed legislation preventing members of the collapsed St. Joseph Health Services pension plan who settle with one of...
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has approved a $9.6 billion budget to be sent to Governor Gina M. Raimondo to sign. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

General Assembly approves $9.6B budget for FY 2019

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly passed a $9.6 billion fiscal year 2019 budget Wednesday that, among many things, provides for the legalization of gambling...
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has passed a bill that would guarantee that state law regarding driver's licenses and work authorization will continue to apply to DACA recipients, regardless of federal policy. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

General Assembly passes legislation to protect DACA recipients in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly passed legislation Friday that would continue to protect undocumented immigrants that came to the United States as minors.The legislation...
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