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Late night television talk show host Conan O’Brien weighed in on Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Lincoln D. Chafee’s lowly poll ratings of 0 percent. more
An oft-heard complaint is that Rhode Island's public sector spends too much money, with poor results. But that is not always the case. For instance, according to usgovernmentspending.com, the Ocean State ranks No. 13 for the highest health … more
R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello talks about the recently ended General Assembly session as well as important issues still to be faced. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often centers on hot-button issues such as the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, the fate of huge weapons systems and whether to lift budget caps. more
The midsummer break in a post-gubernatorial election year projects a certain lull over the state in terms of political fire. What is not lost however is the need for Rhode Island as a whole to delve deeper into the issues preventing businesses from … more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $12.5 million proposed settlement with several defendants involved in the pending 38 Studios lawsuit. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
PROVIDENCE – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner wants more stringent regulatory oversight of private-equity investment expenses, saying the opacity of current standards puts Rhode Island in an unfavorable negotiating position. Despite his … more
Beverly Scott, who left as head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in April following massive failures of the region’s largest mass transit system, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board. more
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