Topic: Gina Raimondo

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s new budget proposal aims to increase availability of medical marijuana and reduce opiod use.

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R.I. eyes medical marijuana expansion

February 16, 2018 0 comments

The number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Rhode Island could increase from three to 15, raising $5.1 million in projected revenue, according to a new budget proposal released by Gov. Gina Raimondo Jan. 18.

Medicaid program director for the Office of Health and Human Services Patrick Tigue (left) and Secretary for the Office Eric Beane (right) address the audience during the press conference held last Thursday.

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Gov. reveals $9.37 billion budget, relies on sports betting revenues

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s administration unveiled a $9.38 billion budget that would finance $250 million in public school reparations and allocate $3 million to growing the state’s small businesses.

R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

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R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Every school facility in Rhode Island received a failing grade in the state’s first independent evaluation of school buildings.

Working group aims to reform R.I. probation system

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Working group aims to reform R.I. probation system

April 12, 2016 0 comments

The work of the Rhode Island Justice Reinvestment Working Group seems poised to come to fruition as the anniversary of its July 2015 inception draws nearer.