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McKee in limbo awaiting Raimondo confirmation

PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee stayed away from Thursday's R.I. Department of Health COVID-19 briefing and may not attend another one, according...

$500K bound for R.I. to help contain coronavirus, millions more likely

PROVIDENCE – An initial $500,000 grant is on its way to Rhode Island from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help...
FORMER R.I. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Robert G. Flanders Jr., left, and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse are fighting for the right to represent the Ocean State in the Senate, where Whitehouse has been sitting since 2006. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 26, 2018

Race for U.S. Senate: Former SupCo judge takes on two-term incumbent Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break...
Most elected officials representing Rhode Island statewide and nationally will draw opponents this year.PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo, McKee, Whitehouse and Cicilline draw primary challenges

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo drew two challengers for the upcoming Democratic Primary Sept. 6, while three Republicans and five other candidates have...
FORMER GOV. LINCOLN CHAFEE has decided against participating in the U.S. Senate election which will take place later this year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Chafee decides against U.S. Senate run

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-five days after he declared a probable run in the 2018 Rhode Island Senate race, former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced he...
THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION told an audience of business representatives Monday that tariff policies enacted by the administration of President Donald Trump could have unintended consequences at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual Congressional Breakfast.

Congressional delegation talks trade, tariffs at annual breakfast

WARWICK – The Rhode Island congressional delegation told an audience of business representatives Monday that tariff policies enacted by the administration of President Donald...
FORMER GOV. LINCOLN CHAFEE told PBN he is "90 percent" sure he will run in the 2018 Rhode Island Senate primary race against sitting Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Chafee announces probable Senate primary run as Democrat

(Updated at 2:45 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's 2018 political campaigns may include a blast from the past. Former independent Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee told Providence...
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE has announced a resolution for a problem that blocked many people from qualifying for federal student loan forgiveness. / COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE

Whitehouse announces program fix for federal student loan forgiveness

PROVIDENCE – An amendment attached to the new federal budget has fixed a glitch that blocked many eligible people from obtaining federal student loan...
At the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual Congressional Breakfast, the delegation considered the first 100 days of President Trump's administration. /COURTESY PCC/ CONSTANCE BROWN

At annual breakfast, Congressional delegation considers impact of Trump presidency

WARWICK – The American Health Care Act as envisioned and approved last week by the U.S. House of Representatives will be revised substantially by...

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