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Five Questions With: Joshua Miller

Sen. Joshua Miller, D-Cranston, is chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, a member of the Senate Committee on Environment &...

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 House Finance committee is expected to review Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark legislation Tuesday./PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

House committee reviews PawSox ballpark, no vote taken

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. House Finance Committee took up the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark bill Tuesday night, following late-session revisions that have sought to...

Bill would expand EFSB, make power-plant approvals tougher

PROVIDENCE – The House on May 16 passed a bill that would make it more difficult for future power plants to get approved by...

Senate passes ‘red flag’ bill, bump stock ban

PROVIDENCE – The Senate approved two bills May 24 aimed at preventing gun violence and mass shootings.The “red flag” law sponsored by Sen. Maryellen...
SEN. CYNTHIA COYNE, D-Barrington, has sponsored a bill that would require property sellers to provide written disclosure if the property has been used for marijuana cultivation. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New bill would require property sellers disclose marijuana cultivation history

PROVIDENCE – Real estate disclosures, required of sellers, are designed to let prospective buyers know the known history of a property and potential pitfalls...
SEN. HAROLD M. METTS, D-Providence, has reintroduced a bill that would prohibit landlords from using the source of income as a reason to exclude tenants or potential tenants. / COURTESY R.I. SENATE

Five Questions With: Harold M. Metts

Sen. Harold M. Metts, D-Providence, has reintroduced a bill that would prohibit landlords from using the source of income as a reason to exclude...
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...
THE PAWTUCKET FOUNDATION has commissioned a report that finds a proposed $83 million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox would pose a minimal financial risk for taxpayers and the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

R.I. Senate to hold PawSox ballpark hearing tonight, first of six...

PROVIDENCE – The first of six scheduled public hearings on the proposal to move the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new ballpark in downtown...
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