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Operation Clean Government is holding Candidate School, a day-long educational seminar on Saturday about how to run for political office. more
On a nice weekend, I will ride my motorcycle for a few hours to clear my head and reflect on the previous week at the Statehouse. Our vehicles are much more than a mode of transportation. more
A long-discussed plan to expand passenger rail service to Pawtucket and Central Falls got a boost on Wednesday from a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant which will help build a new commuter rail station here, something the mayor of Pawtucket called a “game changer.” more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
RhodeWorks was voted the 2016 Pell Center Rhode Island Story of the Year. more
Former state representative Donald J. Lally Jr. has resigned his position as the small business liaison in the Raimondo administration. more
The Justice Department will deploy 500 personnel to polling stations on Election Day, including in Providence and Pawtucket, to help protect voters against discrimination and intimidation, down from 2012 as the result of a Supreme Court ruling that gutted part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. more
Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee was named chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association, last Friday morning, at the group’s annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Mich. more
Election and ethics reform measures approved over the past two years influenced Common Cause of Rhode Island to issue a scorecard with the highest point average in nearly a decade, according to the nonprofit organization. more
In a first for Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has created a Capital Improvement Plan that outlines and prioritizes $122.4 million in expenditures the city would make in its public works, public property, and parks and recreation departments. more
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