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A Rhode Island political power player is retiring

Armand E. Sabitoni, the general secretary-treasurer of the Laborers' International Union of North America, is stepping away after nearly 22 years.


Homeless in R.I.: ‘Oh, it can happen to you. It can absolutely happen to anybody.’

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Holly Barchie says even a hard-working, middle-class family like hers can end up without a home amid the state’s housing crisis.


Market challenges complicate Tidewater Landing financing

The City of Pawtucket says that it has not yet gone out for the tens of millions in bonds that will make up the bulk of the public’s portion of the support for the project. City officials had originally said that would happen months ago.


R.I. might see three Latinas running for Congress

“It seems like the next milestone,” Marcela Betancur said. “With 60 percent of Latinos in our state living in that district, the growth of the Latino community could be well represented in Congress.”


R.I. housing secretary says ‘all options are on the table’ for Memorial Hospital

The former Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket is still being considered to house families who are homeless, Stefan Pryor said Tuesday, though questions remain about its ownership and connection to R.I. businessman Michael Mota.


Unions, environmentalists call for ‘decarbonizing’ R.I. public schools

Climate Jobs Rhode Island coalition urges passage of legislation aimed at shifting schools from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.


Dr. Pablo Rodriguez launching R.I.’s first Spanish-language health website

“The purpose of this whole thing is to prevent people from going to Google and getting information willy-nilly,” Rodriguez said.


Democrat Nick Autiello running for Congress in R.I.

Autiello, 32, of Providence, calls for Rhode Island to “continue sending a new generation” to Washington, D.C.