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Is transparency of open records legislation too taxing for R.I. officials?

An effort afoot to strengthen the state’s 45-year-old Access to Public Records Act has rekindled public debate over what the citizenry has a “right...

R.I. still playing catchup on public records access

Government transparency was once contagious. In the years after the 1966 passage of the Freedom of Information Act, many states passed public records laws of...

Is this the year for an inspector general?

House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi insists he is keeping an “open mind” on the push from some state lawmakers to create an office of...

R.I. election panel opts not to delve back into Matos signature...

That was fast. After monthslong discussion of signature fraud on Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos’ congressional campaign nomination papers, a state elections panel put the controversy...
THE REPUTATION of the state of Rhode Island has been damaged by the behavior of state officials during a visit to Philadelphia in March, but how long that damage will last is unclear. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Will there be lasting damage from Philly fiasco?

Rhode Island’s reputation has taken a hit amid reports of a state official’s “bizarre, offensive and unprofessional actions” during a March visit to Philadelphia,...

McKee, Neronha dispute allows inside look at budget process

A testy dispute between Gov. Daniel J. McKee and Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has spilled into the open in recent months, but some...

Special election required to fill vacancy left by beloved legislator

PROVIDENCE – Following the death of Senate Majority Whip Maryellen Goodwin, who died after a long battle with cancer on April 15, state officials...
LT. GOV. SABINA MATOS, one of nine confirmed candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives, feels it will take $1 million in fundraising to run a successful campaign for this special election. / AP FILE PHOTO/JOHN LOCHER

Special congressional race campaign spending expected to be lower than normal...

PROVIDENCE – The state’s 2nd Congressional District race between Seth Magaziner and Allan W. Fung had the biggest spotlight during last year’s election cycle,...
SPECIALIZED HELP: Elizabeth Boyle Eckel, chief marketing and corporate communications officer at The Washington Trust Co., says the bank decided to hire a public relations agency because of the need for sophistication and expertise in a digital age. 
PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

More companies, government groups turning to PR firms to handle marketing

Search engine optimization didn’t exist when Elizabeth Boyle Eckel started working at The Washington Trust Co. in 1991. The internet was in its infancy. Boyle...

R.I.’s COVID-19 state of emergency one of a few remaining in...

PROVIDENCE – It has been more than three years since the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Rhode Island by then-Gov. Gina M....
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