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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
PROVIDENCE – Colin P. Kane, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, offered his resignation to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who has accepted it, according to a statement last month from the governor’s office. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority buildings are not contributing as they should to the economic vitality of Rhode Island, according to a report issued Wednesday by a coalition of Republican lawmakers. more
Lincoln D. Chafee, the unpopular former governor of Rhode Island, is the latest contender in the presidential sideshow – the one where a few folks pointlessly chase after Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. more
Somewhere out there an aide to former Gov. Lincoln Chafee is hoping the Federal Election Commission doesn’t watch CNN. more
What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's choices for key positions in her administration have demonstrated she wants to change the way things are done in the Ocean State. But at the same time she has … more
Congressional Republicans acknowledged their options are limited in replacing Obamacare though they vowed that the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding federal subsidies is not the end of their fight. more
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of the latest challenge to Obamacare, the president’s five-year-old health care law may have attained something it has previously lacked: permanence. more
June 30 came and went, and Congress did not reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. That lack of action will hurt Rhode Island's economy. Based on information provided by U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, the Ex-Im Bank has helped Ocean State … more
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