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Electricity prices in New England are the highest of any region in the United States and have increased 17 to 44 percent the past decade (depending on the state). Not coincidently, New England has … more
If you care about open government in Rhode Island, if you’re a fan of having decisions made in a transparent manner, and if you just want to be able to hold elected officials responsible for their … more
Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were just completed. This trade agreement, which would encompass 40 percent of the global economy, has been negotiated in secret for several years … more
With Christmas fast approaching, almost 65 million people who collect Social Security checks will get hit hard in their pocketbooks. On Thursday, Social Security announced that there would be no cost … more
The basic premise that a solar generation facility does not impact the land and local area is simply not true. The primary impact of the RES proposal for the Hope Road property is the loss of some 78 … more
As governor, my mission is to create jobs and lead an economic comeback that gives everyone an opportunity to make it in Rhode Island. Every day we are working to improve our business climate to make … more
My time teaching children in post-Katrina Louisiana and watching them grow as the region slowly recovered had a profound effect on me that lasts to this day. As General Treasurer, I am pleased to … more
People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making process. With thousands of Rhode Island residents purchasing … more
The people of Rhode Island have never been afraid to take action when they see a problem. We were the first of the original 13 colonies to declare our independence and were also the first to take … more
On any given day, you can walk through the halls of the Rhode Island State House and find a group of young children taking a tour and learning about the history and government of their state. What … more
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