Diane Barense

Large Crowd Turns Out Saturday For Women's March And Rally

Large crowds of marchers packed the Rhode Island State House steps and lawn on Saturday, the one-year anniversary of the Women's March to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

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Bernice King, Daughter Of MLK, Offers Advice To Young Activists In RI

Bernice King, daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. expanded on her late father’s philosophy at Providence College Thursday night. King discussed her father’s legacy and current national divides.

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Diane Barense

Large crowds of marchers packed the Rhode Island State House steps and lawn on Saturday, the one-year anniversary of the Women's March to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump. 

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has delivered her annual state budget proposal to the General Assembly. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says her objective this year for the $9.4 billion tax and spending proposal is focused on voters.

Invenergy To Withhold Payments To Burrillville

Jan 19, 2018
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The developer of a power plant in Burrillville has refused to continue paying fees to the town. Invenergy complained that Burrillville has been using the money to fund a legal fight against the natural gas-fired power plant.

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Rhode Island House Minority Whip Blake Filippi (R-Block Island) joins Bonus Q&A to discuss a range of legislative issues.

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Governor Gina Raimondo has proposed cutting more than $70 million in state funding for Medicaid, the government health insurance for low-income residents, while preserving eligibility for the nearly one in three residents in the program.

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Rhode Island didn’t make the short list for Amazon’s much anticipated new headquarters, but Boston did. Boston is among 20 cities that the tech giant says could fit the bill for a new headquarters.

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A $9.37 billion budget unveiled Thursday by Gov. Gina Raimondo closes a $260 million deficit for the current and next fiscal year

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An escalation in immigration enforcement over the past year has brought a new level of anxiety for the several thousand migrant farm workers living in Vermont.

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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has joined opposition to President Donald Trump’s plan to drill for oil and gas offshore in protected federal areas of New England waters. 


Rhode Island State Senator Nicholas Kettle has no plans to resign, that according to his attorney.

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