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Citing sentiment from constituents and a belief that Congress is being “stymied” by the administration, U.S. Rep. James Langevin on Wednesday announced his support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. more
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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Ken Hopkins has opted against a bid for the mayor's office in 2020, planning instead to seek reelection to his City Council seat - and, if the Republican majority holds, to take on the council's top leadership post. I've had a lot of" more
Some Rhode Island lawmakers want to legalize and tax marijuana. Do you support the Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act, a bill that would make Rhode Island the third state to legalize … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A familiar face will be in the news again as the run-up to the 2020 presidential election begins to churn, as former Republican Senator, former Independent-turned-Democratic Rhode Island Governor and former Warwick mayor Lincoln Chafee more
By JOHN HOWELL Rick Corrente has a red nose. Actually, he has 560 of them, and next Monday, Labor Day, he hopes the noses will have helped him raise thousands to build a free hospital, the dream of Dr. Hunter Patch" Adams. A mortgage broker and former" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate has concluded through an extensive report released Tuesday that the Rhode Island Department of Child Youth and Families (DCYF) created" the situation that led to the death of a 9-year-old" more
By JACOB MARROCCO The Rhode Island Republican Party chose former East Greenwich Town Council President Sue Cienki as its next chair during an election at the Marriott Omni Hotel in Providence on Saturday. Cienki was one of four candidates running for more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The city has again prevailed in a legal case involving local pension changes adopted in 2013. In an opinion issued Monday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter's 2016 ruling in favor of the city more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Is a proposed $1 billion, 20-year extension of the state's casino gaming contract with IGT a good deal for the state that will save more than a thousand quality jobs, or a thinly-veiled subsidy that subverts common economical sense in more
By JOHN HOWELL With so many things he would like to enhance at Green Airport, where should Iftikhar Ahmad start? The Rhode Island Airport Corporation's president and CEO rhetorically posed that question Wednesday after the grand opening of the Escape more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Starting Monday, residents of other communities will need to be accompanied by an adult Cranston resident when using the Budlong Pool. The policy change comes following concerns about overcrowding and a recent incident involving a more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Rhode Island has made strides implementing cancer-fighting public policies, but there is still much room for improvement - according to the 17th annual How Do You Measure Up?" report issued by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action" more
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