Residents flying home into T.F. Green Airport were greeted not just by family or friends, but also by members of the Rhode Island National Guard, who had some harsh news: Quarantine yourself at home for the next two weeks. 1:58 p.m.
US Senator Jack Reed, one of 20 members of a bipartisan group of senators that worked on the emergency rescue package, helped create a state stabilization fund that, if approved, would provide the equivalent of 12 percent of the state’s $10 billion budget. 1:57 p.m.
It's been nearly two months since US Senator Jack Reed and some colleagues sent a letter to the federal health officials asking smart questions about the coronavirus. He's still waiting for answers. 9:10 a.m.
News directors and editors for various media outlets are finding creative ways to balance the safety of their employees while still trying to bring viewers, readers, and listeners the most important news each day. 4:41 p.m.
As residents are urged to take more precautions against contracting the disease and isolate if they do become infected, Rhode Island’s five statewide officeholders are taking their own steps to ensure that government functions will continue in the event they fall ill in the coming weeks. 7:58 a.m.