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Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
Ah, 2017. Sweet relief from the turbulent 365 days prior, which was marked by a contentious election, a surprise European Union departure and countless celebrity deaths. Or not. more
Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday. more
The governor’s proposed truck toll plan, RhodeWorks, would generate substantial long-term funding for transportation projects, but may not provide enough revenue in the short term, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council said Wednesday. more
Those who attend the presidential inauguration on Friday will receive a memento from New England – a blue fleece blanket from New England Fleece. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
Democratic House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello narrowly won re-election Thursday, following a count of absentee ballots in his Cranston district race, although the contest may not be over yet. more
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has the eighth-lowest favorability rating among governors in the nation, according to a poll by Morning Consult. more
Donald J. Farish, president of Roger Williams University in Bristol, recently penned a column for The Chronicle of Higher Education about college affordability. more
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