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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...
The General Assembly has authorized a bill that would clear the way for a Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Pawtucket./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

GA approves Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark financing plan

(Updated at 10:41 a.m. with Senate vote)PROVIDENCE — The Senate late Friday gave its approval to House-passed legislation financing a new Pawtucket Red Sox...

House raises compassion center fee to $250K in revised state budget

PROVIDENCE – The $9.6 billion revised budget approved by the House June 15 increases the yearly fee charged to the state’s three medical-marijuana distribution...
SEN. CYNTHIA COYNE, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for a reduction of up to $1,500 on their property taxes. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Five Questions With: Cynthia Coyne

Sen. Cynthia Coyne, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for...
WHILE THE R.I. SENATE has passed legislation that creates the financing framework for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox, the House has yet to give an indication that it will vote on the deal to build the Ballpark at Slater Mill complex.

Should the R.I. House put the Pawtucket Red Sox deal passed...

Another week, another PawSox controversy. Build Rhode Island, a labor/management support organization in the construction trades, commissioned and then released a poll gauging public...

Legislators to consider paid sick-leave bills

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly will convene in a special session Sept. 19 to take up a host of bills left unresolved when the...
REP. MICHAEL MORIN, D-Woonsocket, the House Deputy Majority Leader, is one of the authors of recently approved legislation that tightens the process for filing of foreclosure deeds. /COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Five Questions With: Michael Morin

Rep. Michael Morin, D-Woonsocket, the House Deputy Majority Leader, is one of the authors of recently approved legislation that tightens the process for filing...
ON THE FINAL DAY of the legislative sessions for both the House and the Senate in fiscal 2017, the R.I. General Assembly failed to agree on a state budget. Above left, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, right, Dominick J. Ruggerio.

R.I. Senate and House stuck on the budget

PROVIDENCE – At 7:52 p.m. on Friday the R.I. Senate Twitter account tweeted, “TGIF.” A few hours later the Senate went on summer recess....
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