State of the State Speech http://ripr.org en RI to hear governor's budget proposal http://ripr.org/post/ri-hear-governors-budget-proposal <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Gov. Lincoln Chafee gives his annual state-of-the-state speech Wednesday before a joint meeting of the General Assembly. The governor is expected to discuss the state’s stalled economy in his remarks.<br><br>Rhode Island Public Radio is airing the State of the Speech live along with analysis from the political team. Coverage starts at 7 p.m.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:33:12 +0000 Flo Jonic 8466 at http://ripr.org RI to hear governor's budget proposal Governor should grab the opportunity provided in State of the State speech http://ripr.org/post/governor-should-grab-opportunity-provided-state-state-speech <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee delivers his annual State of the State Speech this week. The governor’s words are crucial.</p><p></p><p><br>Lincoln Chafee has been governor for two years, but can any of&nbsp; his constituents honestly point to an accomplishment or speech that addresses our state’s crying need: a better economy that generates needed jobs.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:33:57 +0000 Scott MacKay 8251 at http://ripr.org Governor should grab the opportunity provided in State of the State speech