On today's podcast, Rhode Island's congressional delegation slams efforts of Republicans to allow a government shutdown, and HealthSource RI, the state's health benefits exchange, is ready for the roll out of Obamacare.
And Rhode Island Public Radio's Elisabeth Harrison sits down with Lt. Col. Michael Winquist of the RI State Police to discuss police procedure and mental illness.
Plus this week's commentary from our Political Analyst, Scott MacKay.
We continue to follow the developing story of the explosions at the Boston Marathon, and Governor Lincoln Chafee says he is shocked and saddened by the events...all this on RIPR's Morning News Podcast.
Final approval is expected today on a pension deal for Providence public safety workers, and Newport Grand slot parlor is asking for help from the General Assembly. All this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.
Some Republican lawmakers are questioning the constitutionality of proposed gun control legislation, and a vote in the state Senate today could change the way schools prepare for emergencies. All this and more, on RIPR's Morning News Podcast.