Mar 1 2023

Jack’s Angle: “Putting politics into RIPTA is a bad idea…” – Jack Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer, commentary What is the motivation behind Senate President Dominic Ruggeiro calling for the ...
AG Peter Neronha

Feb 28 2023

Rhode Island Attorney General Neronha sounds the alarm – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer PART OneLast week, Attorney General Peter Neronha spent more than an hour sharing his ...
increasing web access at the federal government

Feb 27 2023

Federal agencies must make websites more accessible – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues After Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced on March 20, 2020, the bipartisan ...
Rachel Miller

Feb 26 2023

In the Arena – Rachel Miller Providence City Council president

Each week Joe Paolino, Jr. interviews leaders in Rhode Island. Today he speaks with Rachel Miller, President of the Providence ...

Feb 22 2023

“No person shall use a lawn care device”, take a pic of your neighbor for evidence. What’s that?

We've all seen silly legislation - that the sponsor surely knew would not pass. Some examples? An effort to eliminate ...

Feb 21 2023

RI Rep. David Cicilline will resign to become head of the Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation today announced that Hon. David N. Cicilline will serve as its next president and chief executive ...

Feb 19 2023

In the Arena: Joseph Polisena, Jr., Mayor of Johnston

Each week Joe Paolino, Jr. interview leaders in Rhode Island. This week he speaks with the new Mayor of Johnston, ...

Feb 18 2023

UPDATED: Call for RIPTA – RIDOT merger, leadership change

Late on Friday, RI Senate President Dominick Ruggerio called for the immediate resignation of former Warwick mayor and RIPTA Chief ...

Feb 17 2023

Homeless in RI: Not over in spring, children living outdoors, more shelters, more tents, deep audits

Expanding 24-hour Warming Stations and Overnight Shelters The RI Department of Housing in partnership with the Executive Office of Health ...

Feb 14 2023

Your COVID risk depends on who, and where, you are – Nick Landekic

By Nick Landekic, contributing writer to RINewsToday Photo: RI photographer Jason Michalski President Biden wants the COVID national state of ...