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What should be state lawmakers’ top budget priority this year?

State lawmakers opened the 2024 legislative session on Jan. 2 with warnings any budget surplus at the end of the year will be much...
SPEAKS WITH AUTHORITY: 
House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi talks before a joint legislative commission on plastic bottle waste before its meeting in December. Shekarchi has given caution signals about this year’s budget process because of a cloudy fiscal picture ahead. 
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Uneasy money: Worries about returning to deficits hang over General Assembly

The warning flags have been raised: Rhode Island legislators are about to return to reality. After two years of massive surpluses, state budget officials are...

General Assembly opens 2024 legislative session 

PROVIDENCE – State lawmakers convened on Smith Hill Tuesday to officially start the 2024 legislative session, in which House and Senate leaders delivered opening...
SPREADING THE WORD: R.I. General Treasurer James Diossa visits Rhode Island Spirits Distillery in Pawtucket to talk with co-owner Kara Larson about legislation that would create a state-run fund that would allow small businesses to offer retirement benefits. 
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Measure would create state-run retirement fund for small businesses

Michelle Rivera, policy director with Progreso ­Latino Inc., a nonprofit that does not offer retirement benefits to its employees, struggled with the process of...
JAMES E. THORSEN will step down on April 28 from his role as the R.I. Department of Administration to return to the U.S. Department of Treasury. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

R.I. DOA Director Thorsen stepping down, returning to U.S. Treasury Department

PROVIDENCE – James E. Thorsen on April 28 will step down from his role as the R.I. Department of Administration’s director after two years...

McKee prioritizes tax cuts, education in $13.8B budget for fiscal 2024

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday released a $13.75 billion spending proposal for the next fiscal year, an increase of $148.6 million...
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Five Questions With: Brian M. Daniels

Brian M. Daniels | Director, R.I. Office of Management and Budget 1. How does your work with the Rhode Island League of Cities and...

McKee proposes $12.8B budget that targets housing, COVID recovery

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday released a $12.8 billion spending plan for next fiscal year that also seeks to commit over...

R.I. budget director to leave at end of Aug.

PROVIDENCE – Jonathan Womer, director of the R.I. Office of Management and Budget, will leave his position on Aug. 27, the R.I. Department of...

Reconstruction of North Bulkhead in Port of Galilee to continue into...

NARRAGANSETT – The state recently started a $5.2 million project to rehabilitate three commercial fishing piers in the Port of Galilee that are berths...
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