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Two State Senators express concerns about Raimondo’s judicial nominees

“I’m very proud to be appointing one of the most diverse sets of judges, I think, really, ever, that any governor has...

Winners and losers as RI Board of Elections decides on nomination paper objections

The Rhode Island Board of Elections (RI BOE) heard a string of objections to nomination papers decisions made by local Boards of Canvassers across...

32 percent of Rhode Islanders identify as ‘very religious,’ 39 percent as ‘not religious’

Rhode Island has the distinction of being the most religious state in New England, where 32 percent identify as "very religious," and 39 percent...

Parag Agrawal out at EFSB, leaving two members to decide on Invenergy power plant...

Associate Director for Planning Parag Agrawal is leaving his position at the Rhode Island Department of Planning. One of the duties off the Associate...

Despite white discomfort, natural hair braiding is an issue of race and culture

"I take major offense at that," said Rhode Island State Senator Elaine Morgan (Republican, District 34, Exeter Hopkinton, Richmond, West Greenwich) in response to...

Rep Maldonado introduces ‘first of its kind’ legislation to protect DACA recipients in Rhode...

Representative Shelby Maldonado (Democrat, District 56, Central Falls) has introduced legislation, with bipartisan support, that will "continue the status quo relating to operator's and...

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...

Natural hair braiding supported across the political spectrum

"One thing I don't see around me is someone who actually wears weave and has hair braiding," said Misty to the House Committee...

A vision for better commuter rail

We all know Rhode Island benefits from its proximity to Boston which provides our residents and businesses access to markets, jobs, entertainment, medical services, schools...

Governors Raimondo, Cuomo, Malloy and Murphy announce States for Gun Safety Coalition

"Rhode Island has some of the nation's strongest gun laws, but our nation has some of the world's weakest. Kids in Florida and across...