morning news podcast

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.

On today's podcast, officials with the Obama administration are touring Westerly to see cleanup and recovery efforts following hurricane sandy

Plus commentary from Rhode Island Public Radio's political analyst Scott MacKay.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Apr 22, 2013

Rhode Islanders react to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, and the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls are up for a vote.

Plus This I Believe Rhode Island on finding strength through adversity.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Apr 16, 2013

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.  

Friday, April 12, 2013

Apr 12, 2013

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.  

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Apr 11, 2013

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.  

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Apr 10, 2013

Rhode Islanders react to new gun legislation that would ban assault rifles, and proposed repairs to the Cliff Walk in Newport are facing opposition.

Plus on This I Believe Rhode Island, a poet reflects on the treasures of the Ocean State.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Apr 9, 2013

State lawmakers will unveil a package of bills aimed at curbing gun violence, and a state Senate vote on same-sex marriage is expected this month.  All this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.  

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Apr 3, 2013

Lawmakers are considering legislation to improve  school safety, and recreational fishermen voice their concerns over climate change.

Plus, this week's This I Believe essay tells of how one man decided to follow his passion.  

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Apr 2, 2013

A state Senate committee will scrutinize a bill putting and end to straight-ticket voting, and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has proposed a budget with no tax increases...all this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.  

Plus a conversation with RIPR Healthcare Reporter Kristin Gourlay about the health of the state's hospitals.  

Monday, April 1, 2013

Apr 1, 2013

Lower penalties for some marijuana possession take effect today, and the Red Sox start their spring season.  All this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.  

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Jan 23, 2013

The House Judiciary has passed a same-sex marriage bill.  It now goes on to the full House.  There's a new tick-borne disease in our area.  These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Jan 15, 2013

(PROVIDENCE, RI) Why does RI's business climate rate so low on national surveys?  A report seeking to find answers is set to be released today.  The House Judiciary committee is scheduled to hold a hearing today on same-sex marriage.  These stories and more on the RIPR morning news podcast.


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Friday, January 11, 2013

Jan 11, 2013

(PROVIDENCE, RI) Attorneys for accused killer Jason Pleau are hoping the US Supreme Court will hear their case to transfer Pleau back to RI custody.  Sawyer School has scheduled a school transfer fair to help those students affected by the sudden closing of the Sawyer School. 


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