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Good news and bad news about Providence’s finances

The rainy day fund is nice and robust, but the city's payments to its pensioners continue to stress the budget.

PODCAST

Senator Reed provides insights on sending tanks to Ukraine

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman also talks about the new Pawtucket/Central Falls train station and the presence of “tranq” in the local drug supply.

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R.I. Supreme Court asked to remove newly appointed Chariho school committee member

The legal battle reflects a larger ideological battle over public education, with a regional school committee split between liberals and conservatives.

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All eyes are on Chariho tonight

There's a school committee battle brewing in the Chariho Regional School District that could soon end up in a courtroom.

RI TRANSPORTATION

New MBTA commuter rail stop opens in Pawtucket

The long-awaited $63 million Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center will serve as a stop on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail, and as a hub for RIPTA bus service.

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Another poll has McKee more popular than Biden in Rhode Island

A new survey shows 44 percent of residents like the way McKee is handling the pandemic, while only 37 percent approve of how Biden is handling it.

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How R.I. school districts would fare under McKee’s state budget proposal

Explore, town-by-town, the McKee administration's proposed funding for each school district.

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Environmental groups urge McKee to back ‘bottle bill’ to fight litter

Environmentalists thank the governor for mentioning litter in his State of the State speech but say a container deposit law is “the single most impactful policy we can adopt to reduce litter in the state.”