By Steve Ahlquist on February 10, 2016
RhodeWorks s being fast tracked because the necessary arrangements between the various parties involved have been carefully worked out, but in an election year, meaning that the sooner elected officials put this issue in their rear view mirror the better. Several legislators are going to be challenged for their seats because of their votes on this.
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By Steve Ahlquist on August 20, 2015
The new status makes the RIHS, the fourth oldest historical society in the United States, one of 204 Smithsonian Affiliates nationwide, and the only affiliate in the state.
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By Bob Plain on October 4, 2014
There are no fewer than four candidates from four political parties running fot lt. governor: Democrat Dan McKee, Republican Catherine Taylor, Moderate William Gilbert and unaffiliated Libertarian Tony Jones. There is no liberal in this race. On NBC 10 News Conference with Bill Rappleye, the four debated, among other things, whether charter schools or vouchers […]
RI Progress Report: Property Taxes, Jason Pleau, URI Contracts, Gemma, the Mob and Occupy Providence
By Bob Plain on May 8, 2012
Here’s a list of the 19 cities and towns that are considering raising taxes in next year’s budget, according to a great article by Dan McGowan, of GoLocal: Bristol, Charlestown, Cumberland, East Greenwich, Hopkinton, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Narragansett, New Shoreham, Newport, North Kingstown, North Smithfield, Portsmouth, Richmond, Smithfield, Tiverton, Westerly and Woonsocket. He quotes […]
By Brian Hull on April 26, 2010
Update: I just spoke to Anthony Gemma, and he confirmed with me that he is “considering a run for Congress”. Currently, he is doing his due diligence, speaking with his family and considering whether or not a run is the right thing to do. Gemma has never ran for public office before and has always thought that […]