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R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, who helped push through changes to the struggling employee retirement system, won the Democratic nomination to run for governor of the nation’s smallest state in November. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee was joined this month by several key legislators during a signing ceremony at the Statehouse of legislation to eliminate the “master lever,” or straight-party voting option, on all nonprimary Rhode Island elections that will be held after Jan. 1, 2015. more
Gina Raimondo became the first Democrat elected governor in Rhode Island since 1992, overcoming opposition from government workers for her role in pushing through cuts to retirement benefits. more
NEWPORT – Newport residents fighting the proposed expansion of gambling at Newport Grand have sued the state to block the Nov. 4 referendum, calling it “unconstitutional,” The Associated Press reported last week. more
President Barack Obama’s declaration that 7.1 million health-plan enrollments serve as a rebuke to critics of his signature law won’t diminish the opposition nor stop the scrutiny of the overhaul’s effect. more
President Barack Obama’s proposed 2015 budget would increase taxes by $1.4 trillion over the next decade compared with current law, the budget agency said. more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
The state Department of Transportation will be the latest state agency with new leadership. Peter Alviti Jr. will be nominated as the new department director, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, has introduced legislation to expand the earned income tax credit, in an effort to provide greater relief to “modest income” families. more
The 2015 snow storms have claimed their first public transportation victim – Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Beverly Scott has resigned, according to the Boston Globe. more
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