Justin writes live from a joint House & Senate Committee Hearing on casino legislation.
Justin writes live from the RI Senate Committee on Finance, including Central Falls retirees and a path to MERS.
Justin liveblogs from a Tiverton School Committee that promises controversy over tactics used while advocating for particular budgets.
Liveblogging from the Senate floor session and House Finance Committee.
The House Finance committee hears a variety of tax proposals, mainly concentrating on taxing “the rich”; Justin writes live.
Justin writes live from Don Watkins talk to the Brown Republicans on entitlements.
Justin writes live and extemporaneously from the Senate Finance Committee hearing on Gov. Chafee’s municipal relief package of legislation.
Justin writes live from Mitt Romney’s town hall in Warwick, Rhode Island.
Justin writes live from General Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s second comprehensive pension reform workshop for municipal leaders, Part II: Creating a Secure & Sustainable Pension Plan.
Justin writes live from the House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources hearing, including (for one thing) creation of a new public consortium with powers of eminent domain.
Justin writes live from the Senate Committee on Special Legislation, with particular interest in casino-related legislation submitted on behalf of the attorney general.
Justin writes live from a contentious Central Coventry Fire District annual meeting in Coventry.
A handful of hoodie protesters outside the State House, today.
Justin checks out a (warm and uncomfortable) Senate Special Legislation hearing concerning Newport Grand table games.
Justin writes live and extemporaneously from the House Committee on Labor hearing concerning E-Verify.
Photos from the rally against Governor Chafee’s proposed tax increase on meals and beverages.
Justin writes live and extemporaneously from the House Committee on Labor, addressing teacher layoff notifications, right-to-work for teachers, city/town council approval of school labor contracts, and others.
Justin writes live and off-the-cuff from the House Finance Committee hearing on retirement contributions, dept. director salaries, corrections, board compensation, and holidays.
On a visit to Rhode Island, RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day promises local Republicans tools, access, and optimism, but not money.
Justin writes live from the RI House Labor Committee Hearing, dealing mainly with binding arbitration and perpetual contracts.
Justin writes live from the RI Senate Judiciary hearing, including bills addressing campaign finance and straight-ticket voting.
Justin reacts to an initial screening of Stephen Laffey’s movie, Fixing America.
Justin indulges his wonkish inclinations writing in from RIPEC’s conference on “Rhode Island’s Business Climate: How Rhode Island Measures Up.”
Justin writes live and off-the-cuff from the RI Senate’s Economic Summit, “Expanding Jobs through Port Resources.”