Mar 18 2023

RI League of Cities and Towns weighs in on Housing bills

Jordan Day, Associate Director of the RI League of Cities and Towns provided testimony on the following bills - part ...
blackstone river

Mar 16 2023

Hope for Woonsocket stink in RI AG, DEM lawsuit to stop sewage dumping into Blackstone

Complaint alleges violations of R.I. environmental laws stemming from multiple instances of partially treated sewage entering Blackstone River within the ...
NOAA moving to Newport

Mar 16 2023

NOAA Marine Operations Center moving to Naval Station Newport

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Operations Center – Atlantic (NOAA MOC-A) will be moved from Norfolk, Virginia ...
Len Ladaro

Mar 15 2023

URI economist Lardaro fears Rhode Island entering a recession

Revised labor market data significantly impacted Rhode Island’s economic outlook says University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. While it ...

Mar 14 2023

Legislation proposes $200M to increase Medicaid rates in Rhode Island – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer As the process to enact the 2024 state budget winds its way through the ...

Mar 14 2023

Employee’s Retirement System of Rhode Island had limited exposure to failing banks’ actions

On Monday evening, Rhode Island General Treasurer James A. Diossa released the following statement in response to Silicon Valley Bank ...

Mar 13 2023

Deficiency-free surveys “thing of the past” says Vets Home director, veterans react. John A. Cianci

by John A. Cianci, veterans writer Concerns of veterans receives response from Yarn A survey of the RI Veterans Home ...
providence fire chief

Mar 10 2023

In the Arena with Providence Fire Chief Derek Silva

Chief Derek Silva, new Chief of the Providence Fire Department is In The arena - the first Fire Chief in ...
Tina Guinette Pedersen

Mar 9 2023

Presidential appointment for Rhode Island accessibility advocate, Tina G. Pedersen

Rhode Islander, Tina Guenette Pedersen, was appointed by President Joseph Biden this week to serve, along with others on the ...
Brown Univ. report on transforming energy systems

Mar 8 2023

Brown University think-tank report on how to speed up transforming local energy systems

A team from Brown University’s Climate and Development Lab (CDL), Synapse Energy Economics, and Climable released a report Power Play: ...