More Rhode Island Articles

  • Back to fundraising for Obama

    Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.

  • Rhode Island benefits from improving U.S. economy

    The improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island, according to the state's top labor official.

  • Rhode Island benefits from improving US economy

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island, according to the state's top labor official. Rhode Island is nearing pre-recession employment levels. The state has added 1,200 jobs since June and a...

  • In governor's race, Gina Raimondo touts her pension fix

    At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others.

  • Judge declines to add defendants to pension case

    A Superior Court judge has turned down the state's request to add municipal governments, school districts and scores of other defendants to a lawsuit that challenges the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's pension system.



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