Rhode Island

Dem Gov Faces Ethics Investigation

Raimondo steered no-bid contract to DGA treasurer's company

Gina RaimondoDemocratic Governor's Association Chairwoman Gina Raimondo is being investigated after her administration awarded a no-bid $1 billion contract to a gambling company connected to the DGA's treasurer.

Dem Gov’s $1 Billion Gift to Party Deputy

DGA Chairwoman awards no-bid gambling contract to company represented by DGA treasurer

Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo is facing criticism after her administration awarded a no-bid billion-dollar contract to a gaming company that is represented by the treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) which Raimondo chairs.

Nurse Pushes Agency to Close 2009 Case

Petition asks court to force labor arbiter to end 'unreasonable delays' in union lobbying complaint

Nurses help Dr. Dorry Segev prepair forA Rhode Island nurse is asking a federal court to help settle a 2009 complaint about her union's lobbying expenses and dues disclosures.

Rhode Island Opens Up New Front in Climate Change Lawsuit Offensive

New legal challenge comes just one week after similar federal case is dismissed

The Rhode Island attorney general filed a lawsuit in state court against ExxonMobil (Exxon), BP, Shell, and others, arguing that the energy producers knew their product contributed to climate change, but "engaged in a coordinated, multi-front effort to conceal and deny their own knowledge" of possible resulting threats.

A Dozen States Begin 2015 With Lower Taxes

Residents of 12 states--Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin--will have a happier 2015 thanks to lower tax bills, the Washington Times reported Monday.