What’s in? What’s out this week?

Every Friday, RI Relevant's Joanne Giannini breaks down what's in and what's out concerning Rhode Island. Joanne Giannini is a former State Representative from Providence. A freelance journalist, consultant and writer, she has previously written...

Warwick School Department Threatens Student Programs to Extract $ From City; Council Holds Firm

The Warwick Teachers Union leveraged the welfare of the city’s students against the school department to win a new contract last autumn. It worked. On Monday night, the Warwick City Council refused to give...

Mansfield: Don’t Worry, Bitcoin is Here to Stay – Act Accordingly

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in price (and popularity) was the premier story in 2017. That's no small deal considering how well the markets performed.  Don't worry about the volatile swings, particularly this week's downturn. The cryptocurrency...

Safford: Let’s Build a New Scituate Police Station

RI is one of two states with no level of county government. That’s just one reason why it’s time for Scituate to build a new police station. Scituate is the only municipality in RI...

The Gucci Gang: More Than 1,500 State Workers Made Over 100k in 2017

http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=527r3NL93Z0 You don’t need to work in the private sector if you want to be a part of what rapper “Lil Pump” calls the “Gucci Gang.” Nope. In fact, you can easily rock Prada even if...

See The 33 State Workers Who Earned More Than 200K

Scroll through the slideshow to view the names, salaries and departments of the state's highest earning employees. 

Safford: Financial Regulation Bears Consequences

In 2016, New York state legislators, in their infinite wisdom, passed a new law to, in the most basic terms, force banks to move through the foreclosure process more quickly, or pay the taxman....

Stewart: Thank You Sinclair Media!

You might have heard an apocalyptic scream from local liberal-progressives over the sale of WJAR 10 to Sinclair Media, a conservative conglomerate known for their Trumpish affiliations and absurd guest personalities, which are comprised...

Blake Moore: PC Basketball Gains Momentum

Things are looking up, Friartown! Sure, things were looking shaky a few week ago. But the PC Friars sit at (13-6) with an RPI of 40 and a Strength of Schedule of 26 as of...

The Dangers of a One-Term President

I don’t write to criticize or support President Donald Trump. But someone should point out the dangers of a one-term president since they’re not being discussed. If you're familiar with Pitch, or high-low-jack as it’s...