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Governor’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics convenes first meeting

The Governor’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics held their first meeting on Friday to "develop a host of options to reduce plastic pollution in...

Global Warming Solutions Act brings teeth to combating climate change in Rhode Island

The Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture heard testimony Wednesday evening on the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA), Senate Bill 2747, introduced by Senator...

Rhode Island business leaders optimistic about the future

Rhode Island business leaders are feeling optimistic. Over 53 percent of Rhode Island's business leaders think the United States economy will be in much better...

‘Trust us, nothing will change,’ say businesses who spent millions to overturn net neutrality

Lobbyists for Internet Service Providers descended upon the Rhode Island House Committee on Corporations Tuesday evening to make the case that they fully support...

Rhode Island’s annual battle for increasing the minimum wage stacked against workers

I was late getting to room 212 at the Rhode Island State House, where the Senate Committee on Labor, chaired by Senator Paul Fogarty...

Community members label National Grid’s Port of Providence plans environmental racism at CRMC meeting

Accusations of environmental racism and white supremacy seemed to agitate the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and representatives of National Grid at...