The Providence Preservation Society delivered nearly 1,800 signatures in opposition to the zoning change for Fane Tower.

Prov Preservation Society Delivers 1,800 Signatures in Opposition to Zoning Change for Fane Tower

The Providence Preservation Society delivered nearly 1,800 signatures in opposition to the zoning change for Fane… Read More

Speaker Mattiello spoke to the prospect of expansion of free college tuition in RI -- and more -- when he appeared on LIVE.

Mattiello Raises Concerns About Raimondo’s Pledge to Expand Free College Tuition to URI, RIC

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello said that he is "very concerned" about Governor Gina Raimondo's campaign pledge… Read More

Hilary Levey Friedman, RI NOW President

RI NOW Calls for Sexual Harassment Task Force to Reconvene

The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Organization for Women (RI NOW) is calling on the Rhode Island House of… Read More

Neronha's transition team leases from Democratic national committeeman Paolino

AG-Elect Neronha Leases Space from Democratic National Committeeman Paolino

Rhode Island’s Attorney General-Elect Peter Neronha is leasing office space from Democratic National Committeeman and… Read More

Rep. Gregg Amore

Amore Calls for Immediate Action on Sexual Harassment Bills to Start 2019 Session

Representative Gregg Amore is calling for immediate action on sexual harassment legislation to start the 2019 session.… Read More

What is the fate of the RI GOP following 2018?

Can the RI GOP Rebound - Experts Weigh In

The Rhode Island Republican Party is at a crossroads after a tough election season.   After being unable to take… Read More

Donald Trump

Horowitz: Mid-Term Voters Apply Brakes to Trump Presidency

Voters in last week’s mid-term elections sent President Trump a loud wake call-one judging by his contentious and… Read More

Wall Street

Guest MINDSETTER™ Clifford: Is There a Legislator Willing to Represent Citizens of RI?

Rhode Island voters saw fit to approve bond issues which amounted to $367 million, but by the time they pay it back the total… Read More

Republican and RI native Martha McSally has lost her bid for an Arizona Senate seat.

NEW: RI Native McSally Loses to Sinema in Arizona Senate Race

Rhode Island native Martha McSally, who served as the U.S. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district since… Read More

R.W. Alley: “Mattiello’s Strategy for Dealing with Progressives”

R.W. Alley, the award-winning illustrator of Paddington Bear offers his GoLocal weekly political cartoon.… Read More

Julia Frifield

Former Asst. Secretary of State Frifield to Speak at Committee on Foreign Relations Meeting

Former assistant to the Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs Julia Frifield will be the guest speaker at the next… Read More

Matos will assume Council Presidency in January, Salvatore is Out

BREAKING: Caucus Elects Matos Providence City Council President, Salvatore is Out

Sabina Matos has landed eight votes — the majority of the Providence City Council and is claiming the Providence City… Read More

Mark Curtis

The Political “Purple Wave” of 2018—Sunday Political Brunch November 11, 2018

For months we’ve had predictions of a Democrat “Blue Wave” in 2018, and a Republican “Red… Read More

Barry Hinckley

Guest MINDSETTER™ Hinckley: America’s Major Segregation Problem

The government monopoly on primary and secondary education discriminates against lower and working class families,… Read More

Joe Almeida

Guest MINDSETTER™ Joe Almeida: Why I Voted Against Mattiello

I voted against the Rhode Island House Speaker Mattiello as a member of the so-called gang of 21. I received such accolades… Read More

Fane Tower gets major approval

Fane Tower Gets Big Approval As Ordinance Committee Reverses Vote

The Providence City Council’s Ordinance Committee reversed course and voted 3-1 with one abstention to approve the… Read More

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - November 9, 2018

Every Friday, GoLocalProv takes a look at who is rising and who is falling in Rhode Island politics, business, culture, and… Read More

Speaker Nick Mattiello

UPDATED: Mattiello & Shekarchi Win Reelection to House Leadership, Coalition Calls for Rule Changes

The House Democratic Caucus has reelected a leadership slate, headed by Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello for the 2019… Read More

Finneran: An Ancient Hatred

It happened on this date, eighty years ago. November 9th, 1938.… Read More

Providence Teachers Union President Maribeth Calabro.

NEW: Providence Teachers Union, City Reach Tentative Agreement

The City of Providence and the Providence Teachers Union (PTU) have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with the… Read More


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