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Buddy Cianci declares mayoral candidacy

Buddy Cianci declares mayoral candidacy

June 27, 2014 1 comment

A supporter of former Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci filed Cianci’s declaration to run for the office again Wednesday.

U., city officials announce Thayer St. changes

U., city officials announce Thayer St. changes

May 6, 2014 4 comments

City and U. officials announced several planned changes to Thayer Street — including new green space, a trash compactor and curb changes — Tuesday morning.

Undergrads help high school students register to vote

April 24, 2014 0 comments

In a move of bipartisanship, several student groups have launched a voter registration drive involving local high schools.

URI develops plan to arm campus police officers

April 24, 2014 0 comments

The University of Rhode Island announced its intent to arm its campus police officers April 14 following a year of school-wide discussion.

Mayor Angel Taveras is currently a frontrunner in the race for Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s ’75 P’14 P’17 seat.

Taveras’ agenda bolsters police authority

April 24, 2014 0 comments

Mayor Angel Taveras testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of the city’s annual legislative agenda April 15.

R.I. agrees to reform policies for disabled

April 24, 2014 1 comment

The U.S. Department of Justice and Rhode Island have reached an agreement on reforming pay practices in workforce training programs.

R.I. introduces health care claims database

April 22, 2014 0 comments

The Rhode Island All-Payer Claims Database will require health insurers and administrators to submit eligibility and medical and pharmacy claims data.

Providence schools to undergo renovations

April 22, 2014 0 comments

City Council pledged last week to develop a plan to repair Providence school buildings.

Judiciary Committee examines marijuana legalization

Judiciary Committee examines marijuana legalization

April 22, 2014 6 comments

The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony on bills to legalize marijuana and improve regulations on the sale and distribution of medical marijuana.

Ernest Almonte, adjunct lecturer of public policy, is running for the Rhode Island General Treasurer.

Adjunct lecturer of public policy talks General Treasurer race

April 22, 2014 0 comments

Ernest Almonte, adjunct lecturer of public policy, is currently running for the office of Rhode Island General Treasurer.