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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
If President Trump keeps his promise, the U.S. will join the rest of the industrialized world and provide for some kind of paid maternity leave. more
Senate Republicans barred Democrat Elizabeth Warren from the rest of the debate over President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, after she read a 1986 letter attacking him by Coretta Scott King. 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
First Assistant United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch has been named Acting United States Attorney for the District of Rhode Island following the departure of former United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
The General Assembly is expected to open its 2017-18 session on Tuesday, starting the new year with fresh appointments to key committees and 16 new members. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
The official website for the state of Rhode Island has a new look. Revamped this summer with the new design, ri.gov features a high-resolution picture of Narragansett Bay and a minimalistic layout. more
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