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Legislative leaders weigh next steps following McKee’s veto of short-term rental...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island legislative leaders are weighing their options, following a veto by Gov. Daniel J. McKee of legislation that would create a...

House unanimously approves pay equity bill

PROVIDENCE – The House on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation mandating equal pay for women and minorities by updating the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The...

Senate OKs immigrant driving privileges but vote not expected in House

PROVIDENCE – The Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would allow the state's Division of Motor Vehicles to issue driving privileges to undocumented residents. The...

House passes $13.1B fiscal 2022 budget, includes amendment for PPP-taxed businesses

PROVIDENCE – After some spirited debate, the House on Thursday approved a $13.1 billion fiscal 2022 budget by a vote of 64-10 that was...

R.I. Dem. leadership agrees on PPP tax threshold of $250K

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's Democratic leadership announced on Thursday that the threshold for taxation on businesses that profited while in receipt of Paycheck Protection...

Key House panel approves $13.1B fiscal 2022 budget

PROVIDENCE – The House Committee on Finance approved a $13.1 billion budget for fiscal 2022 late Thursday night that creates a business tax on...

Rhode Island leaders back statewide body camera program

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's state leaders are aiming to equip about 1,700 police officers across the state with body-worn cameras over the next 12...

State still waiting for guidance on spending federal stimulus aid

PROVIDENCE - The clock is ticking on passage of a fiscal 2022 state budget, but House Committee on Finance members were told on Thursday...

McKee taking ‘wait and see’ approach on cannabis legislation

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee said he is adopting a “wait and see” approach regarding recreational marijuana legislation that is sitting at a...

Inaction on marijuana legalization suits R.I. business groups

PROVIDENCE – If state lawmakers and Gov. Daniel J. McKee can’t find common ground on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana use this year, most...

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