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Articles by Kate Kiernan (34)

Because the University’s contract with Zipcar remains separate from Providence’s agreement, the 2,153 students sharing 23 zipcars on campus will remain unaffected by the city’s current debate.

Metro

Zipcar to renew Providence contract, add three new spots

March 20, 2014 0 comments

Zipcar is negotiating the terms of a new agreement with Providence to extend the company’s contract for an additional three years.

Metro

Bill calls for amending R.I. constitution

March 17, 2014 0 comments

The Rhode Island Senate approved two bills March 12 proposing to call the first constitutional convention the state has seen in 30 years.

Metro

Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 0 comments

In proposed resolutions and legislation this week, the General Assembly targeted childhood education, renewable energy and health care delivery.

Metro

Former mayor released from prison after charge vacated

March 4, 2014 0 comments

Former Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau was released from federal prison Friday, and his conviction for federal program fraud was vacated.

Metro

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 27, 2014

February 27, 2014 0 comments

The General Assembly reviewed budget proposals, a request for evidence in the 38 Studios suit and a bill to improve bus transportation for students.

Metro

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 13, 2014

February 13, 2014 0 comments

The General Assembly had money on its mind, reviewing legislation to change toll funding, reform the tax code and require PACs to disclose more information.

Metro

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 6, 2014

February 6, 2014 0 comments

The General Assembly started off the first week of the month by introducing legislation to support youth job programs and craft new drug regulations.

Metro

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Jan. 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 0 comments

Several bills have been proposed in the Senate and House to reform the state’s registry for convicted felons and the parole eligibility requirements.

Metro

Raimondo officially enters gubernatorial race

December 19, 2013 0 comments

Well known for pension reforms, the general treasurer will face Angel Taveras.

University News

U. to undertake more direct investments

December 5, 2013 0 comments

Limiting the role of intermediaries will allow U. finance offices more flexibility with funds.