I’m old enough to remember 2017, when Rhode Island lawmakers passed a law establishing virtual snow days for students – and canceling fun forever – so that they wouldn’t be stuck in school until late June. Oh, well. 8:18 a.m.
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Republican activist Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung filed to run against House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, a Democrat who represents a district that backed Trump in 2016 -- and who could be in legal hot water to boot 6:00 a.m.
State officials have put three group homes for troubled youths on probation and removed girls from a fourth home after the state’s child advocate issued a scathing report about how the homes’ operator was treating the youths in its care. 8:59 a.m.
For the past several months, the Globe has been asking US Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and US Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline, for their opinions on a wide range of topics, from Medicare for All to the legalization of marijuana. 8:30 a.m.
Former GOP state rep Robert Lancia has launched a bid to unseat veteran Congressman James Langevin, but he knows he faces an uphill battle. So we asked some former Republican candidates to give him some advice. 8:29 a.m.