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NEW ECONOMY: Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce, former CEO of Alex and Ani LLC, wants to design a new economy for the state, which he sees as a hub for blockchain, an emerging technology he says will replace the internet. 
/ PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 4, 2018

Self-described visionary Giovanni Feroce wants to disrupt how R.I. does business. Will voters follow?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC...

R.I. needs to improve governance

The loss of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Massachusetts has revealed far more than the lack of leadership among Rhode Island’s major elected officials.Two...
ACCORDING TO A July poll from Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12, the race for governor remains a dead heat between Democratic Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Republican Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung. All told, there seem to be six major candidates for the state's top elected office. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO AND RUPERT WHITELEY

Even though there is a long way to go, who do...

Roughly one month from Rhode Island’s primary election, a poll taken by Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12 says that the governor’s race...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo sees a growing state economy to be...

When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo first ran for governor, the state’s economy was beginning to emerge from the impact of the Great Recession, still...

There are a host of candidates for the state’s top job....

All the major candidates running for governor will point to their professional record and say they have the experience to lead the state. But...
INVESTING IN R.I.: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown says Rhode Island should follow North Dakota in setting up a revenue-generating bank for the state. He says the lending bank would partner with local community groups and credit unions, with profits reinvested in the state. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests...

Matt Brown, a longtime activist for social, educational and environmental causes, wants to bring that mission to the top level of state government next...
LOOKING TO MAKE A CHANGE: Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung is looking to reverse the outcome of the election four years ago, when he lost to Gina M. Raimondo for the top Rhode Island office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Fung’s back! Do voters share his despair over the state’s direction?

Allan W. Fung, the nine-year mayor of Cranston, has launched a second campaign for governor, once again targeting now-incumbent Gina M. Raimondo, and pointing...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced on Tuesday that she was running for re-election as governor through a video clip posted on ginaraimondo.com. / COURTESY FRIENDS OF GINA RAIMONDO

Raimondo makes it official: She’s running for re-election

PROVIDENCE – In a 30-second video posted Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced that she is running for re-election as the governor of...
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