2 hrs ago
Norwalk Citizen News
Clinton to campaign in Rhode Island for Magaziner
Magaziner is the son of former Clinton administration policy adviser Ira Magaziner.
9 hrs ago
RI's Capital Good Fund Wins $125,000 Community Development Grant
"I am pleased has won this competitive grant to help lift more Rhode Islanders out of poverty through equitable financial services.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
Democratic hopefuls go on offensive in TV debate
The leading Democratic hopefuls for Rhode Island governor each went on the offensive in a live televised debate, as the campaign heads into the final two weeks before the Sept.
Pell defends resume with statements from superiors
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Clay Pell is defending his resume against recent attacks from his opponent Angel Taveras.
Mosquitoes test negative for West Nile
Rhode Island environmental officials say they have found no West Nile virus in the latest batch of mosquitoes tested in the state.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Narragansett Times
Sea level rise will decrease wetlands
Rising sea levels will eventually cover marsh wetlands, causing its vegetation to migrate inland if the conditions are amendable.
The Miami Herald
RI unveils new voter app for mobile devices
The Rhode Island secretary of state's office has unveiled a new application, designed to assist voters from mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Miami Herald
Block touts business acumen in governor's campaign
Every tax season, Ken Block says, his accountant tells him to move his businesses to Massachusetts to save on taxes and fees.
A gambler plays the slots on the floor of the Mohegan Sun Casino on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.
A gambler plays the slots on the floor of the Mohegan Sun Casino on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.Photo: Phil Noel, Connecticut Post Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mohegan Sun in 2007 pumped a whopping $430 million in combined revenue into state coffers -- representing 25 percent of their overall slot machine take.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rhode Island Department of Health News
Opioid Prescription Data Now Available on HEALTH's Website
Beginning today the Rhode Island Department of Health is thought to be the first state to make data from its Prescription Monitoring Program available to the public on the Department's website.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Kayarian Wants Lower Gas Prices
A businessman - who made his millions in the automotive trade - his big concern now is the student loan debt being run up by college students in the "I never realized you guys owned so much money.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Narragansett Beer stars in new campaign commercial
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo released a TV commercial Wednesday using the story of the beer's rise, fall - and rise again - to highlight her plans for a manufacturing resurgence.
Albany Times Union
Data: Connecticut, Maine have slow economic growth
Economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009, according to new federal statistics released Wednesday.
What does it mean to be a Democrat in Rhode Island?
The Governor of Rhode Island is a Democrat. So are the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, general treasurer, and attorney general.
Rhode Island's most interesting place?
Panoramic views of Mount Hope Bay and the Sakonnet River may be seen from Fort Barton's 30-foot observation tower.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
R.I. Lawmakers Grade Well on Environmental Issues
The Environment Council of Rhode Island recently released its biennial Green Report Card for the 2013 and 2014 General Assembly sessions.
Remaining mosquitoes test negative for West Nile
Rhode Island environmental officials say the remaining mosquitoes in the most recent batch tested for West Nile virus have showed no further sign of the disease.
In Rhode Island governor's race, Raimondo touts her pension fix
At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
In governor's race, Raimondo touts her pension fix
Gina Raimondo highlights her overhaul of Rhode Island's pension system as a key qualification in her gubernatorial bid, saying she took on a difficult problem and didn't blink in crafting a solution.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
RI Will No Longer Require Warrant for Detainers
Rhode Island will no longer require a warrant before the Department of Corrections honors an immigration detainer, pulling back from a policy Gov. Lincoln Chafee instituted a month ago.