Rhode Island's top lawmakers unveiled and passed an $8.2-billion state budget Tuesday evening that is significantly different from Governor Chafee's original
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is swinging his support behind Treasurer Gina Raimondo as she prepares to run for governor, three years after the
Wall Street gave Rhode Island a sharp rebuke Monday amid growing resistance among state lawmakers to paying back the $75 million loan.
Most of those eligible for insurance subsidies under President Obama's health law are working families and Rhode Islanders ages 34 and under.
Top aides to Gov. Chafee warned Rhode Island would risk "severe" consequences if lawmakers refuse to pay bondholders roughly $90 million they loaned Curt
With the state Board of Education set to consider a new contract for Education Commissioner Deborah Gist this week, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on
Nearly two months after General Treasurer Gina Raimondo put her Elmgrove Avenue home on the market, Congressman David Cicilline has also decided to move off
Rhode Island's biggest cities are among the slowest-growing in the United States, and one of them is actually losing population, according to new U.S. Census
Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 8.8% in April, the lowest level in four and a half years, new data released Thursday shows.
Former Auditor General Ernie Almonte announced Thursday that he will run for general treasurer in 2014, abandoning his long-shot campaign for governor.
In his first television interview since losing the 2010 race for governor, the former treasurer said he regrets his infamous comment about President Obama and
Engage Rhode Island has raised slightly more than $900,000 since it was formed in 2011 to help advocate for Treasurer Gina Raimondo's pension overhaul.
Congressman Cicilline and other Democrats were propelled to victory last November by a surge in voting among Hispanics and blacks and a sharp drop among
Treasurer Raimondo is defending the state's pension investment strategy after new data showed it earned less than its peers over the last year.
Same-sex marriage will be legal in Rhode Island starting Aug. 1 after Governor Chafee signed a bill into law Thursday allowing it.
Prior to Thursday's historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island, Bishop of Providence Thomas Tobin said he was "profoundly disappointed" and