2015 state budget http://ripr.org en RI Senate Takes Up $8.7 Billion State Budget http://ripr.org/post/ri-senate-takes-87-billion-state-budget <p>The state Senate is expected Monday to approve a new budget for the fiscal year starting July first.&nbsp; The House of Representatives passed the spending plan early last Friday morning.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:16:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 35243 at http://ripr.org RI Senate Takes Up $8.7 Billion State Budget Proposed State Budget Puts School Construction Projects Up In The Air http://ripr.org/post/proposed-state-budget-puts-school-construction-projects-air <p>Education leaders are raising concerns over the House Finance Committee’s proposed budget. The budget fully funds the state’s formula for providing education aid, but there’s no funding for school construction.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:00:28 +0000 John Bender 34924 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: Ruggiero on 38 Studios, the Budget, the Pension Case & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-ruggiero-38-studios-budget-pension-case-more <p>State Representative Deborah Ruggiero (D-Jamestown) joins Bonus Q+A this week to talk about Governor Lincoln Chafee's latest budget, 38 Studios, pension mediation, and many other issues.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:56:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 28103 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Licht on Chafee's Budget, 38 Studios & the 2014 Race for Governor http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-licht-chafees-budget-38-studios-2014-race-governor <p>State Department of Administration Director Richard Licht joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss Governor Lincoln Chafee's budget proposal; lingering debate over 38 Studios; the 2014 race for governor; and the Cranston ticket controversy.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 27790 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Licht on Chafee's Budget, 38 Studios & the 2014 Race for Governor