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2:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Raimondo is using a new name, Empower RI, to ramp up her financial literacy initiative

State Treasurer Gina Raimondo is focusing attention on her newly branded financial-literacy initiative, “Empower RI,” starting with an event tomorrow at the Comprehensive Community Action Program in Warwick:

Via news release:

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Politics
10:57 am
Fri October 12, 2012

CD2 candidate Abel Collins on women's issues, economy and environment

Independent candidate Abel Collins
Photo by: Ian Donnis

PROVIDENCE, RI – Independent Second Congressional District candidate Abel Collins stopped by our studio to talk about his campaign and other issues. Here's Rhode Island Public Radio political reporter Ian Donnis.

Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you. news@ripr.org

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Politics
2:21 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Brown Poll finds it's a tight race in CD1

PROVIDENCE, RI –

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Politics
10:33 am
Thu October 11, 2012

New officer brings RI deeper into the digital age

PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island has a brand new Chief Digital Officer and his job will be making your life easier.

The job of the Chief Digital Officer is to figure out a way to move more government services online so residents can do something like say renew a license on their computers instead of waiting in line in some state government office.

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Politics
10:27 am
Thu October 11, 2012

RI delves deeper into the digital age

PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island has a brand new Chief Digital Officer and his job will be making your life easier.

The job of the Chief Digital Officer is to figure out a way to move more government services online so residents can do something like say renew a license on their computers instead of waiting in line in some state government office.

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Politics
10:27 am
Thu October 11, 2012

RI delves deeper into the digital age

PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island has a brand new Chief Digital Officer and his job will be making your life easier.

The job of the Chief Digital Officer is to figure out a way to move more government services online so residents can do something like say renew a license on their computers instead of waiting in line in some state government office.

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On Politics
1:29 pm
Sat September 29, 2012

The 11 top families of Rhode Island politics

When Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009, it marked the first time in about 20 years that a Bush or Clinton didn’t occupy the White House. Obama’s rival in this year’s presidential race, Mitt Romney, is another member of the political dynasty club.

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Politics
2:47 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

CD1 candidate David Vogel says he's the Independent choice

PROVIDENCE, RI – Independent First District Congressional candidate David Vogel stopped by our studio to talk about his campaign and other issues. Here's Rhode Island political reporter Ian Donnis.

Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you. news@ripr.org

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On Politics
4:46 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Remembering John Silber, an outsized personality in Boston academia

Former Boston University president John R. Silber, who died yesterday at age 86, will mostly be remembered for making BU a significantly more dynamic and better unversity than when he arrived in the early 1970s. But he also made BU a great place to be a student journalist.

Silber was a newsmaker — brash, unapologetic, scary smart, and controversial.

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On Politics
4:39 am
Fri September 28, 2012

West Warwick’s Tencher at the center of white-hot US Senate fight in Indiana

After years of building his political credentials, West Warwick native Paul Tencher is at the center of one of the nation’s closest, hardest-fought US Senate races — the Indiana fight between Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Richard Mourdock.

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