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RI BUSINESS

Rhode Island surpasses neighbors in business tax rankings as Massachusetts plummets following ‘millionaires tax’

Rhode Island inches up to 41st in Tax Foundation rankings as Massachusetts drops from 34th to 46th after applying a 4% surtax on income over $1 million. Connecticut remains stuck at 47th.

GLOBE RI + RI PBS

The rise of multilingual learners in Rhode Island

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Providence School Board President Erlin Rogel discusses best strategies for improving outcomes for the state’s fastest growing student population.

RI COURTS

Providence NAACP president found guilty of violating campaign finance laws

A judge said Gerard Catala “willfully and knowingly” broke the law despite repeated attempts by state officials to help him comply. Catala immediately appealed to the R.I. Superior Court.

INFRASRUCTURE

Work begins on new Washington Bridge lanes. How much will they help?

RIDOT has released some more granular detail about what those new lanes would actually entail and where they’d go.

RI ELECTIONS

Rhode Islanders have until Sunday to register to vote in presidential primary

The April 2 ballot will include Democrats Biden and Phillips and Republicans Trump and Haley.

COLUMN | DAN MCGOWAN

Only four months on the job, and Congressman Gabe Amo has his hands full

From multiple wars overseas to a bridge crisis at home, Rhode Island's newest congressman is keeping busy.

RHODE MAP

Gordon Fox has finally paid back the campaign funds he stole

The former R.I. House speaker, who served time for wire fraud and other offenses, has made good on the $108,800 that he used for personal expenses.

RI POLITICS

Can Rhode Island afford to bring back cost-of-living raises for retiree pensions? A new report examines options.

Neither the pension group nor state Treasurer James Diossa made a specific recommendation to lawmakers, who will now consider what to do.