- The Latest: Mattiello: Lawmaker resigned amid federal probe Updated: May-03-16 4:46 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on the resignation of Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison (all times local):
- Rhode Island bills aim to help deaf at theaters, drive-thrus Updated: May-02-16 11:23 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island lawmakers are considering legislation that would address everything from how the deaf and hard-of-hearing order at restaurants to how they watch movies.
- Lawmakers to consider bill curbing out-of-school suspensions Updated: May-01-16 3:04 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill to curb out-of-school suspensions and study if there's bias in school disciplinary practices.
- Power plant protester refuses to leave State House, arrested Updated: Apr-19-16 8:42 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A protester refused to leave the State House over Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo's support of a proposed power plant in Burrillville and was arrested.
- Rhode Island bill would ban smoking on public beaches Updated: Apr-17-16 3:49 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A bill introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly would ban smoking on the state's public beaches.
- Lawmaker seeks input on education needs of dyslexic children Updated: Apr-17-16 9:38 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island lawmaker is asking for input on how well the state teaches children with dyslexia.
- Dueling Rhode Island bills would regulate Uber and Lyft Updated: Apr-15-16 6:12 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island could become the latest state to set rules for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, but first lawmakers must come to agreement on dueling bills - one favored by Uber and the other by traditional taxi operators.
- Rhode Island Senate passes bill to disclose child deaths Updated: Apr-14-16 5:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would require the state to disclose more information about the deaths of children in state care.
- Rhode Island considers removing state sales tax on tampons Updated: Apr-07-16 6:08 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Lawmakers are considering legislation to exempt tampons and other feminine hygiene products from state sales taxes as a national push to abolish sales tax on tampons gathers steam.
- Lawmakers take on bill inspired by marathon bombing survivor Updated: Apr-05-16 6:37 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island lawmakers inspired by a resident who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings are moving forward on legislation to make victims of terrorist attacks eligible for compensation even if the attack happened outside the state.
- The Latest: Bill inspired by bombing survivor moves forward Updated: Apr-05-16 6:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on Rhode Island's legislation to compensate victims of terrorist attacks (all times local):
- Ex-Rhode Island lawmaker gets prison for tax refund scheme Updated: Apr-05-16 2:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A former Rhode Island state representative who admitted to running a scheme at his tax preparation business is headed to prison.