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URI says tuition and fee increases are on par with inflation

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island says its proposed tuition rate and fee increases for the 2023 fiscal year are related to...

State controller: FY 21 budget year ends $51M above expected surplus

PROVIDENCE – Higher income and sales tax revenue combined with federal emergency management reimbursements boosted the state’s fiscal 2021 surplus to $332 million as...

New law requires civics proficiency for public school graduates

PROVIDENCE – Public school graduates across Rhode Island will now be required to demonstrate proficiency in civics after a law was recently passed by...

New commission will seek to promote forest conservation in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Legislation that will create a forest conservation committee in Rhode Island has been passed by the General Assembly and signed into law...

Five Questions With: June Speakman

State Rep. June Speakman, D-Bristol, will lead a special legislative commission to study low- and moderate-income housing in Rhode Island. A professor at Roger...

Legislation allows seniors to reduce property taxes by volunteering

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly has approved legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 or older to reduce their property taxes by...

McKee signs two bills on gun laws

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee signed two bills into law Monday pertaining to guns in Rhode Island. The first, a bill banning “straw purchases”...

R.I.’s COVID-19 state of emergency extended through Aug. 6

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island could continue to be under a state of emergency for at least another month. Gov. Daniel J. McKee signed a new...

General Assembly authorizes $144M in borrowing for Central Falls schools

CENTRAL FALLS – Schools across the city will get a much-needed facelift to the tune of $144 million under borrowing approved by the General...

Bill authorizing centers for monitored drug use passes General Assembly

PROVIDENCE – A bill authorizing “harm reduction centers,” or places where people can use drugs under the supervision of health care workers, has passed...

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