Media Coverage Samples

9/24/16- The Westerly Sun: Charlestown delegation rates high for ‘freedoms’

9/23/16- RI NPR: TGIF: 20 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

9/19/16- The Boston Globe: Curt Schilling agrees to 38 Studios settlement

9/17/16- The Providence Journal: Editorial: End-of-session legislative circus

9/16/16- The Providence Journal: Tiverton police officer accused of spending his work shifts at home

9/14/16- NBC 10: Business Lunch: Improving RI’s prosperity index

9/14/16- ecoRI News: Farmland Acquisition Program Divides R.I. Farmers

9/12/16- ABC 6: New report calls out lawmakers for missing votes

9/10/16- NBC 10: Ken Block: Missed votes and the legislative circus

9/9/16- Heartland Institute: In The Tank Podcast (ep55): Unlocking America’s Resources, Social Security, and Health Care Rationing

9/1/16 – The Independent: Letter: Craven has chosen to serve the Speaker, not RI

9/1/16 – RI Future: Raimondo’s office must take 6/10 position

8/24/16 – Fox Providence: 38 Studios legislator scorecards on State of Mind

8/24/16 – NBC 10: Business Lunch: The 38 Studios settlement

8/20/16 – 630 WPRO: John Loughlin Show 8-20-16 (Part 1)

8/19/16 – Heartland Institute: In The Tank Podcast (ep52)

8/17/16 – GoLocal Prov: GOP Reps Call for Raimondo to Reschedule Meeting Impacting Farmers During Washington County Fair

8/9/16 – The Atlantic CityLab: For a Better Economy, Add Commuter Rail?

8/8/16 – The Daily Signal: Secret Deal Among AGs to Prosecute Climate Change ‘Deniers’ Challenged in Court

8/8/16 – GoLocal Prov: VIDEO: ABC’s “In the Arena” Takes on the Demands to Release 38 Studios’ Records

8/8/16 – NBC 10: Business Lunch: Criminalizing climate change deniers?

8/8/16 – GoLocal Prov: You Deserve To Know The 38 Studios Story, MINDSETTER™ Mike Stenhouse

8/6/16  – WPRI 12: Ted Nesi’s Saturday Morning Post: Aug. 6

8/6/16 – GoLocal Prov: INFOGRAPHIC: Who Supports Releasing 38 Studios Records and Who Opposes

8/4/16 – Fox Providence: Open government groups request 38 studios documents on State of Mind

8/4/16 – NBC 10: Business Lunch: Will the 38 Studios evidence ever be released?

8/3/16 –  GoLocal Prov: UPDATED: 20 Top RI Leaders Call for Kilmartin to Release 38 Studios Documents

8/2/16 – GoLocal Prov: Common Cause, League of Women Voters, ACLU Call on Kilmartin to Release 38 Studios Records

8/2/16 – GoLocal Prov: Kilmartin Calls Open Records Lawsuit Against Him “Political”

7/29/16 – WPRI 12: Schilling: State police investigation into 38 Studios a ‘witch hunt’

7/29/16 – NBC 10: Critics unsatisfied with 38 Studios findings

7/27/16 – GoLocal Prov: 5 Upstart Political Groups in RI That Will Influence 2016 Election

7/26/16 – ABC 6: R.I. state agency deletes political tweet

7/26/16 – WPRI 12: Rhode Island state agency deletes political tweet

7/12/16 – GoLocal Prov: Video Urging RIers to Stop Complaining From RI Foundation Draws Criticism

7/7/16 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: RI’s complacent political class

6/20/16 – The Westerly Sun: Morgan announces re-election bid

6/20/16 – The Providence Journal: Plans for a $40M commuter train station in Pawtucket hinges on U.S. grant

6/17/16 – GoLocal Prov: Non-Profit ProvPort Paid $11 Million in Management Fees to For-Profit Company UPDATED

6/17/16 – Heartland: In The Tank Podcast (ep43): Rhode Island Center, Natural Gas, and Unconditional Basic Income

6/15/16 – GoLocal Prov: Speaker Mattiello Withdraws Controversial Budget Article

6/8/16 – GoLocal Prov: RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity Blasts Proposed 2017 RI Budget

6/7/16 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – Stop overpaying your taxes!

6/6/16 – The Providence Journal: To protect transgender students, R.I. education dept. suggests best practices

6/3/16 – Heartland: In The Tank Podcast (ep41): Independent Women’s Forum, Ranking States, Unemployment Rates, and Tax Competition

5/31/16 – The Warwick Beacon: Rep. Morgan scores top on ‘subjective’ House Freedom Index

5/24/16 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – Turn up political heat for better government

5/20/16 – 630 WPRO: OPINION: Radical Uber-Killing Bill Would Harm RI’s Already Struggling Families

5/17/16 – GoLocal Prov: What Will (and Won’t) Get Accomplished in RI General Assembly in 2016

5/13/16 – WPRI 12: Federal transgender directive having local impact

5/11/16 – GoLocal Prov: UPDATED: Legislation to Restore Ethics Commission Oversight of General Assembly Introduced

5/8/16 – NBC 10: Gov. Raimondo talks about California business-fundraising trip

4/28/16 – Providence Business News: R.I. ranks low on Jobs & Opportunity Index from R.I. Center for Freedom & Prosperity

4/28/16 – Sun Times: R.I. ranks low on Jobs & Opportunity Index from R.I. Center for Freedom & Prosperity

4/16/16 – NBC 10: Ted Nesi’s Saturday Morning Post: April 16

4/15/16 – NBC 10: 10 News Conference: Route 6/10 Connector

4/15/16 – GoLocal Prov: RI Unions Spent Over $350,000 Lobbying the Legislature

4/15/16 – GoLocal Prov: RI Unions Spent Over $350,000 Lobbying the Legislature

4/15/16 – RI NPR: TGIF: 19 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

4/13/16 – New Boston Post: ‘Cooler and Warmer’ sets the tone for economic development in Rhode Island

4/12/16 – 630 WPRO: Dan Yorke: Mike Stenhouse- 4/12

4/8/16 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Will empowerment schools dis-empower parents?

3/30/16 – The Providence Journal: Bill would set fines for municipalities that don’t meet affordable housing requirements

3/24/16 – Newport This Week: New Beach House Taxes Criticized

3/24/16 – Fox Providence: Dan Yorke: CEO of the RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity on State of Mind

3/18/16 – NBC 10: NBC 10 I-Team: Flurry of car tax reform bills at RI State House

3/15/16 – The Providence Journal: Brookings Institution report calling for new spending draws rebuttal

3/11/16 – Sun Times: Report: R.I. third worst in family prosperity in U.S.

3/11/16 – Providence Business News: Report: R.I. third worst in family prosperity in U.S.

3/11/16 – RI NPR: TGIF: 18 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

3/9/16 – 630 WPRO: Mike Stenhouse – RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity

3/6/16 – EcoNews RI: What’s Next for Rhode Island’s Local Economy?

3/2/16 – NewBostonPost: When 4,000 Rhode Island jobs disappear and nobody cares

3/1/16 – GoLocal Prov: Sides Spar Following Lafleur’s Post-Tolls Resignation, Allegations

2/12/16 – The Providence Journal: Republican RI lawmaker calls foul over ‘retaliation’ letters

2/12/16 – Fox Providence: RhodeWorks politicking on State of Mind

1/28/16 – The Providence Journal: New truck toll proposal calls for less borrowing, smaller tolls

1/28/16 – WPRI 12: RI lawmakers’ bridge-repair plan has lower tolls, less borrowing

1/27/16 – The Warwick Beacon: Governor Gina and the mommy problem

1/22/16 – The Business Wire: School Choice Supporters Rally at Capitol for Educational Options on 1/28

1/20/16 – Fox Providence: Innovation creation conversation on State of Mind

1/20/16 – GoLocal Prov: Former RI Director of Administration Blasts Brookings Report as “Business as Usual”

1/19/16 – The Providence Journal: Brookings Institution ‘bullish on Rhode Island’

1/19/16 – ABC 6: Analysis: RI should invest millions in ‘future’ industries to improve economy

1/19/16 – PBN: Brookings study: R.I. needs to innovate to move forward

1/19/16 – WPRI 12: RI panel adopts Brookings economic plan as state strategy

1/17/16 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Shipping RI decisions to DC

1/15/16 – GoLocal Prov: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Jan. 15

1/13/16 – GoLocal Prov: Could Toll Technology Be Used for Monitoring Drivers’ Data?

1/10/16 – GoLocal Prov: Toll Opponents Targeting RI Legislative Leaders Next Week with “Phone Flash Mob”

1/6/16 – WPRI 12: Likely GOP Senate winner declines to back Algiere

1/6/16 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Toll Opponents Up Pressure at State House

1/5/16 – The Providence Journal: Tolls, drivers’ licenses among issues greeting R.I. lawmakers as they reconvene

1/3/16 – The Valley Breeze: Stop Tolls rally planned for Tuesday

12/24/15 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Calling R.I. treasurer’s pension bluf

12/18/15 – RI NPR: Political Roundtable: Stenhouse On Truck Tolls, 38 Studios & Raimondo’s First Year

12/16/15 – ABC 6: On The Record with Buddy Cianci- Mike Stenhouse

12/13/15 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Accountability is what works in education

12/10/15 – State of the State: RI Farm Bureau 2015 Navigator Award Recipients

12/10/15 – The Providence Journal: Sakonnet and taxpayer groups form new truck toll opposition alliance

12/10/15 – WPRI 12: New questions about $595M savings from Raimondo truck-toll plan

12/10/15 – 630 WPRO: Monique Chartier with Matt Allen on StopTollsRI.com

11/26/15 – GoLocal Prov: Gencarella: TOLLS – Trucks Today, Cars Tomorrow.

11/18/15 – GoLocal Prov: Rhode Island Performed 40% Worse than Massachusetts on PARCC

11/13/15 – The Woonsocket Call: Statewide teacher contract would infringe on local sovereignty

11/12/15 – GoLocal Prov: Critics Raise Questions Over Proposed Statewide Teacher Contract

11/12/15 – GoLocal Prov: Bishop: For Whom the Bill Tolls

11/6/15 – RI NPR: TGIF: 19 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

11/3/15 – The Valley Breeze: ARLENE VIOLET – Are you dumb enough to pay for upcoming state tolls fiasco?

11/2/15 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: State government makes Rhode Islanders’ lives less fulfilling

11/2/15 – WPRI 12: Here’s why RIDOT says a truck-toll bond would save RI $612M

11/2/15 – The Providence Journal: Details scant on placement, size of proposed truck tolls

10/25/15 – The Providence Journal: Questions linger over toll proposal as Raimondo, Mattiello prepare to meet

10/24/15 – The Woonsocket Call: Watchdog groups call for stronger 38 Studios investigation

10/22/15 – The Providence Journal: A frustrated oversight chairwoman MacBeth wants 38 Studios answers and action

10/20/15 – WPRI 12: Mattiello defends urging Raimondo to hire ex-Rep. Lally

10/16/15 – The Providence Journal: GOP-led think tank backs privatizing, not tolling, R.I.’s bridges

10/14/15 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Executive’s perspective colored by profit motive

10/14/15 – The Brown Daily Herald: Plan to provide licenses to undocumented workers stalls

10/7/15 – GoLocal Prov: Reform Groups Demand RI General Assembly Members Take Position on 38 Studios

10/7/15 – Rhode Island College News: American Democracy Project at RIC Tackled Campaign Finance Reform

10/6/15 – WPRI 12: 5 watchdog groups pressure RI lawmakers on 38 Studios

10/5/15 – The Providence Journal: Campaign-finance reform discussion set Thursday

10/2/15 – RI NPR: TGIF: 18 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

9/24/15 – GoLocal Prov: INVESTIGATION: Severe Financial Problems Plague State Agency

9/22/15 – GoLocal Prov: Rhode Island’s Top 100 Non-Profits Have Over $16 Billion in Assets

9/8/15 – WPRI 12: Cost of RI’s biggest-ever IT project soars to $364M

9/1/15 – Fox Providence: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

8/31/15 – GoLocal Prov: RI’s Economic Study Funder Manages $65 Million in RI Pension Money

8/30/15 – The Providence Journal: Political Scene: Whetting the appetite for answers in 38 Studios debacle

8/28/15 – Fox Providence: Justin Katz on State of Mind

8/27/15 – Patch.com: Coventry School Committee Votes to Oppose HPV Vaccine Mandate

8/25/15 – The Warwick Beacon: 38 Studios revelations show importance of vigilance

8/21/15 – NBC 10: Watchdog groups call for 38 Studios investigation

8/21/15 – The Boston Globe: R.I. police still investigating Schilling’s video game company

8/20/15 – 630 WPRO: 3 watchdog groups call for further investigation into 38 studios

8/20/15 – ABC 6: Court documents renew calls for 38 Studios investigation

8/20/15 – The Providence Journal: Watchdog groups seek 38 Studios investigations

8/20/15 – The Warwick Beacon: Opponents to mandatory HPV vaccine say they’re gaining ground

8/20/15 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Government Reform Groups Call For Formal 38 Studios Investigation

8/20/15 – The Valley Breeze: Good government groups call for full investigation of 38 Studios

8/20/15 – RI NPR: Advocacy Groups Call For An In-Depth Probe On 38 Studios

8/19/15 – The Valley Breeze: Parents fill library to hear DOH talk on HPV vaccine

8/18/15 – Fox News: Rhode Island health officials say they won’t change HPV vaccine mandate

8/18/15 – The Providence Journal: Additional public meetings on HPV vaccine scheduled

8/17/15 – GoLocal Prov: HPV Vaccine Mandate Opponents Blast State at Press Conference

8/17/15 – The Valley Breeze: Protest against HPV mandate tonight

8/17/15 – The Providence Journal: At Cumberland rally, critics present their case against mandatory HPV shot

8/16/15 – GoLocal Prov: Moore: Will Brookings Study Remember RI’s Forgotten People?

8/13/15 – The Warwick Beacon: HEALTH moving forward with HPV vaccine mandate

8/13/15 – GoLocal Prov: 5 RI Cities Depend on State Aid for One Third of Their Budgets

8/11/15 – B 101: HPV Vaccine Mandate – Mike Stenhouse

8/6/15 – GoLocal Prov: Public or Private: Are RI Charter Schools Trying to Have it Both Ways?

8/5/15 – The Warwick Beacon: A choice that must be carefully considered

8/5/15 – The Johnston Sunrise: Vaccination exemption stays for now

8/2/15 – The Providence Journal: Civil liberties debate heats up as R.I. ranks tops in vaccinating youths for HPV

7/31/15 – GoLocal Prov: Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents

7/30/15 – The Providence Journal: Conservative research group opposed to mandatory HPV vaccinations in R.I.

7/30/15 – Patch: Is Your Seventh Grader Vaccinated for HPV Yet? It’s the Rule

7/29/15 – GoLocal Prov: Will Fung Survive Policegate?

7/24/15 – B 101: Bright Today/School Choice- Mike Stenhouse

7/16/15 – GoLocal Prov: RI’s Worst and Most Outdated Criminal Laws

7/11/15 – The Boston Herald: Op-ed: Stadium game a loser for taxpayers

7/6/15 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Court ruling dooms HealthSource RI

7/1/15 – The Valley Breeze: No longer any reason for Healthsource RI

6/29/15 – GoLocal Prov: Just 9 Percent of RI Stimulus Funds Went to Roads, Bridges

6/26/15 – GoLocal Prov: Top Ten Bills of the 2015 RI General Assembly Session

6/25/15 – Fox Providence: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

6/23/15 – Daily Signal: Rhode Island Hikes Minimum Wage for the Fourth Time in Four Years

6/22/15 – WPRI 12: Governor marks Rhode Island’s minimum wage increase

6/17/15 – GoLocal Prov: House Unanimously Approves $8.7 Billion FY 2016 Rhode Island Budget

6/11/15 – GoLocal Prov: RI’s Biggest Spending Special Interest Groups at the Statehouse

6/10/15 – WPRI 12: Stenhouse: RI budget not completely ‘pro-business’

6/2/15 – WPRI 12: Raimondo proposes scaling back toll proposal

6/2/15 – EcoRI News: Fear of Federal Takeover, Racial Quotas Drive RhodeMap RI Opposition

6/1/15 – GoLocal Prov: Rhode Island’s Highest Paid Union Bosses

5/28/15 – GoLocal Prov: INVESTIGATION: 11 RI Retirees Have Pensions Suspended for Breaking Work Rule

5/27/15 – The Heartland Institute: Rhode Island Sports Team Asks State Lawmakers for Hefty Handout

5/26/15 – GoLocal Prov: Guest MINDSETTER™ Mike Stenhouse – The Bait and Switch

5/22/15 – GoLocal Prov: RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in Country

5/20/15 – GoLocal Prov: Opponents Blast Online Retail Tax for Hurting RI Businesses

5/8/15 630 – 630 WPRO: Josh Archambault with Buddy Cianci on Medicaid Reform

5/7/15 – GoLocal Prov: 200 in RI State Pension System Retired at 45 or Younger

4/30/15 – Boston College Heights: For Marandola, Truman Is Next Step In Terms Of Service

4/28/15 – The Valley Breeze: Center introduces RI-DIMES fiscal modeling tool

4/28/15 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – Re-making schools: Round 2 in a Rhode Island renaissance

4/24/15 – GoLocal Prov: Estimated 30,000 Applied for 1,110 State Jobs in RI in 2014

4/23/15 – The Warwick Beacon: Bill would allow school choice, save city $2M, say advocates

4/22/15 – GoLocal Prov: The RI Communities with the Biggest Wealth Gaps

4/21/15 – Providence Business News: Study: Bill providing funding for educational scholarship accounts won’t hurt public schools financially

4/20/15 – ABC 6: RI Commerce Corporation approves spending $300,000 on I-195 land use research

4/20/15 – ECOnews RI: It’s the Economy (and the Environment), Stupid

4/20/15 – GoLocal Prov: Leaders’ Reactions Mixed to Providence Sox Stadium Proposal

4/14/15 – GoLocal Prov: The Highest Paid CEOs in Rhode Island

4/10/15 – The Bond Buyer: Pension Deal Could Put Rhode Island on New Path

4/10/15 – GoLocal Prov: The RI Communities With the Highest Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities

4/9/15 – GoLocal Prov: Division of Planning to Address House Committee on RhodeMap RI Plan

4/8/15 – The Providence Journal: Larry Girouard: Where is ‘game changer’ in budget?

4/7/15 – The Warwick Beacon: With settlement, question of constitutionality remains

4/6/15 – GoLocal Prov: Russell Moore: Fear and Loathing – RI Style

4/4/15 – WPRI 12: The Saturday Morning Post: April 4

4/3/15 – RI NPR: TGIF: 19 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

3/30/15 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Choice that helps R.I. students

3/27/15 – GoLocal Prov: City Council to Consider Major Overhaul of Providence Tax Breaks

3/26/15 – National Mortgage Professionals Magazine: Opposition Mounts to “Taylor Swift Tax” on R.I. Second Homes

3/23/15 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Raimondo makes home ownership in R.I. a ‘sin’ to be taxed

3/21/15 – The Heartlander Magazine: Rhode Island Considers Insurance Tax to Fund Exchange

3/19/15 – GoLocal Prov: Gencarella: Can We “Make it in RI?”

3/16/15 – 630 WPRO: Mike Stenhouse reviews the Governor’s Budget on the Buddy Cianci radio show

3/16/15 – GoLocal Prov: Russ Moore: 5 Things To Hate About Raimondo’s Budget

3/9/15 – GoLocal Prov: Business, Taxpayer Groups Oppose RI Minimum Wage Increase

3/6/15 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: R.I. frowns on Sophia’s choice

3/5/15 – Fox Providence: Educational Choice Update on State of Mind

3/5/15 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: School Choice Legislation to be Introduced for Education Savings Accounts for RI Families

3/4/15 – The Providence Journal: Legislation would create voucher-like scholarships for R.I. public school students

2/27/15 – The Heartland Institute: Where Are the ‘Young Invincibles’?

2/13/15 – WPRI 12: Newsmakers: Education Commissioner Deborah Gist

2/12/15 – Watchdog.org: Housing nonprofit hoards millions of dollars collected in anti-discrimination case, docs show

2/12/15 – GoLocal Prov: Speaker Mattiello Has Sights on Ending HealthSource RI

2/4/15 – GoLocal Prov: Ten Biggest Bills Facing the RI General Assembly in 2015

2/2/15 – The Brown Daily Herald: School choice advocates rally at Statehouse

2/1/15 – The Providence Journal: House Speaker Mattiello cool on school choice

1/30/15 – The Providence Journal: School-choice advocates push for more financial assistance

1/29/15 – NBC 10: School choice supporters rally at State House

1/27/15 – Warwick Beacon: Coalition renews educational choice debate

1/15/15 – GoLocal Prov: Electric Rate Hike Means Millions More in RI Tax Revenues

1/14/15 – State of Mind with Dan Yorke: 1/14: Educational Choice on State of Mind – Part 2

1/13/14 – State of Mind with Dan Yorke: 1/13: Educational Choice on State of Mind

1/13/15 – The Providence Journal: R.I. Center for Freedom and Prosperity calls for expanding school choice

1/12/15 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Center Says Only 29% of RI Would Choose Government-Run School

12/31/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Taking arrows in defense of freedom

12/29/14 – GoLocal Prov: The Highest Taxed Communities for 2015 in RI

12/22/14 – The Providence Journal: Gary Morse: Stenhouse HUD claim was actually accurate

12/20/14 – GoLocal Prov: Guest MINDSETTER™ Justin Katz: Edwards Dances Around the Fact That I’m Right

12/18/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Will R.I. ever learn from its errors?

12/16/14 – The Warwick Beacon: Some question if RhodeMap is smartest way to grow state

12/12/14 – The Block Island Times: RhodeMap RI approved

12/11/14 – The Providence Journal: Vocal residents sharply divided as state panel backs RhodeMap RI + Videos, Poll

12/11/14 – NBC 10: State Planning Council approves RhodeMap RI

12/11/14 – The Providence Journal: RI Planning Council unanimously approves RhodeMap RI, adjourns meeting + Videos

12/11/14 – 630 WPRO: NEWS: State Planning Council approves RhodeMap RI

12/11/14 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: RhodeMap RI Opposition Packs Meeting, Council Votes to Move Plan Forward

12/10/14 – 630 WPRO: NEWS: 2 sides continue to debate RhodeMap RI proposal

12/9/14 – GoLocal Prov: Group Claims RhodeMap RI Could Open Door for Eminent Domain Abuse

12/9/14 – The Providence Journal Justin Katz: Blame politicians for National Grid spike 

12/5/14 – Fox Providence: RhodeMap RI Debate on State of Mind

12/5/14 – GoLocal Prov: Gist’s Future Debated by RI Education Leaders

12/1/14 – WPRI 12: Economic development plan on hold in Rhode Island

11/29/14 – GoLocal Prov: RhodeMap or Road Rage? What is RI’s Economic Plan?

11/28/14 – The Providence Journal: Clarke Ryder: RhodeMap RI is déjà vu all over again

11/26/14 – RI Latino: RhodeMapRI Would Require “legal duty” to HUD for RI Cities & Towns

11/25/14 – GoLocal Prov: Riley: RhodeMap RI is Deeply Flawed

11/25/14 – Watchdog.org: Is Orwell’s 1984 coming to Rhode Island?

11/23/14 – GoLocal Prov: Providence One of America’s Most Financially Unequal Cities

11/19/14 – The Providence Journal: Vote on RhodeMap RI, a new economic-development plan, postponed at House Speaker Mattiello’s request

11/19/14 – NBC 10: House speaker wants RhodeMap delayed

11/18/14 – The Providence Journal: No Need to Rush

11/14/14 – 630 WPRO: Dan Yorke with Mike Stenhouse on RhodeMapRI

11/13/14 – GoLocal Prov: RhodeMap RI Meeting Explodes Into Controversy

11/12/14 – The Providence Journal: Controversial economic-development plan for Rhode Island moves forward despite protests

11/12/14 – NBC 10: Rhode Map: Economic development clashes with social equity

11/12/14 – GoLocal Prov: Battle Over “RhodeMap RI” Economic Plan Heats Up

11/9/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: I challenge Chafee to debate

11/8/14 – The Providence Journal: Lincoln Chafee: RhodeMap RI offers a great plan for the state

10/30/14 – The Warwick Beacon: McNamara debunks legislative scorecard

10/29/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Our land, our rights, our government

10/29/14 – The Brown Daily Herald: Ballot question aims to raise public transit funds

10/27/14 – WPRI 12: Bishop takes abortion off the table for convention

10/27/14 – RI Latino: Center to Submit Letter Opposing RhodeMapRI?

10/25/14 – WPRI 12: Ted Nesi’s Saturday Morning Post: Oct. 25

10/24/14 – RI NPR: Pro And Con On the ConCon

10/23/14 – The Brown Daily Herald: Ballot prop. pushes for boost to arts funding

10/17/14 – GoLocal Prov: The Scoop: Legislative Scorecard Released, Darrell West on Hardball, and More

10/16/14 – WPRI 12: GOP-union alliance scrambles RI lt. gov. campaign

10/7/14 – WPRI 12: Approval of Ballot Question 6 would help mass transit

10/7/14 – GoLocal Prov: RI Prison Population Spikes, Will Cost Millions to Budget

10/6/14 – GoLocal Prov: RI Taxpayers Announce Fall Meeting

10/3/14 – WPRI 12: RI leaders rally for creative, cultural funding

9/29/14 – The Providence Journal: George H. Nee: Constitutional Convention bad for union workers

9/26/14 – RI NPR: TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

9/22/14 – WPRI 12: Supporters urge ‘yes’ vote on Question 7

9/18/14 – ABC 6: Rhode Island Debates a Constitutional Convention Vote

9/8/14 – The Providence Journal: Political Scene: A tale of two fundraisers, with different political styles

9/5/14 – The Fall River Herald News: Tiverton website for checking on government spending will serve as template for sites across the state

9/4/14 – Providence Business News: Tiverton pay portal launched

9/2/14 – Providence Business News: Clay Johnson

8/30/14 – The Providence Journal: Justin Katz: Sending R.I.’s future up in smoke

8/21/14 – GoLocal Prov: Pam Gencarella: Why You Should Care About a Constitutional Convention

8/20/14 – GoLocal Prov: RenewRI Kicks Off Pro-Constitutional Convention Effort

8/20/14 – RI NPR: Renew RI Coalition Says ConCon Needed to Overcome Legislative Intransigence

8/19/14 – RI NPR: RI Con Con Issue Simmers At Statehouse

8/15/14 – ABC 6: Sales Tax Holiday in Massachusetts; Many Want it in Rhode Island, Too!

8/13/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: The people of RI are not the enemy

8/8/14 – RI NPR: TGIF: 11 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

8/8/14 – The Providence Journal: Agenda for possible Constitutional Convention starts to take shape

8/7/14 – GoLocal Prov: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?

7/30/14 – GoLocal Prov: Unpaid Providence Police Detail Up 50% to Nearly $2 Million

7/22/14 – NBC 10: Business Lunch: RI Competitiveness Report

7/22/14 – Institutional Investor: Pension Reform in Providence: Part One, The Reform Process

7/17/14 – Providence Business News: Report: R.I. failing, near-failing in 41 of 52 economic measures

7/16/14 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Center for Freedom and Prosperity Report Card Gives RI Failing Grade

7/16/14 – Kevin Mooney: Rhode Island Receives Poor Grades in Economic Standing, Business Climate, Report Shows

7/3/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: R.I. right to reject socialized medicine

7/1/14 – The Providence Journal: U.S. Supreme Court dues ruling could cloud R.I. childcare workers’ first pact

6/30/14 – The Providence Journal: U.S. Supreme Court labor decision could impact R.I. childcare union

6/26/14 – The Providence Journal: Harry Staley, advocate for R.I. taxpayers, dies at 83

6/20/14 – The Blaze.com: Rhode Island Looks to Convert Health Exchange into Government Dependency Portal

6/20/14 – RI NPR: Scott MacKay Commentary: Chafee, Lawmakers Approve Moderate Budget

6/11/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Two out of three not good enough for R.I.

6/6/14 – WPRI 12: Business leaders praise lawmakers’ budget

6/6/14 – RI NPR: House Finance Committee Passes $8.7 Billion Budget

6/5/14 – WPRI 12: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

6/3/14 – NBC 10: Report recommended against state-run health exchange

6/3/14 – RI NPR: Lt. Gov. Defends HealthSource RI

5/29/14 – The Providence Journal: House finance panel hears debate over bill that would abolish HealthSource RI

5/29/14 – The Providence Journal: At State House rally, groups oppose repaying 38 Studios bonds

5/28/14 – GoLocal Prov: RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity to Challenge Claims at Healthcare Exchange Hearing

5/28/14 – The Island Packet: House panel weighs abandoning HealthSource RI

5/28/14 – WPRI 12: Feds drop $4.6M demand to fund HealthSource RI

5/27/14 – WPRI 12: Congressional delegation weighs in on HealthSource RI

5/22/14 – FORBES: Small State, Big Consequences: Will Rhode Island Be The First With a ‘Functional’ State-Based Exchange To Switch To Healthcare.gov?

5/17/14 – GoLocal Prov: Critics Blast Access to Open Records in Providence

5/13/14 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – At Statehouse, fundamental misunderstanding of how jobs, revenue are created

5/12/14 – The Providence Journal: Jay Robbins: The only proper role of government

5/9/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Left won’t defend failed R.I. policies

5/9/14 – The Salt Report: Rhode Island –Governor Norquist Supports A Sales Tax Rate Reduction From 7% to 3%

5/7/14 – KevinMooney.net: Grover Norquist Embraces Rhode Island Proposal to Cut Sales Tax

5/6/14 – The Valley Breeze: A small step toward clarity

5/4/14 – The Providence Journal: Political Scene: R.I. pols got around, from Miami to Moscow

4/30/14 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity Releases 2013 Scorecard

4/28/14 – GoLocal Prov:  Top Progressives and Conservatives Debate the RI Economy

4/25/14 – GoLocal Prov: LIVE STREAM: Center for Freedom and Prosperity Debate

4/25/14 – The Providence Journal: Public policy forum Saturday at URI

4/23/14 – The Providence Phoenix: Is Our Government Bloated?

4/19/14 – NBC 10: Public policy debate scheduled at URI

4/18/14 – GoLocal Prov: Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

4/17/14 – GoLocal Prov: Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

4/15/14 – The Providence Journal: Tax-day Tea Party rally draws 70 to RI State House

4/15/14 – GoLocal Prov: Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown – Who Will Prevail?

4/12/14 – The Providence Journal: Kathie Shields: Workforce development is not a waste of money

4/10/14 – GoLocal Prov: Rhode Island’s ‘Medicare Millionaires’

4/9/14 – GoLocal Prov: John Perilli: The Power of Data-Driven Politics

4/8/14 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – 2 great R.I. events on tap, but sadly, both on April 26

4/5/14 – The Providence Journal: Ellen Kenner: Moral roadmap from RI morass

4/5/14 – The Providence Journal: Wendy Mackie: R.I. training program is working

4/5/14 – GoLocal Prov: National Experts To Participate in Public Policy Debate at URI

4/4/14 – NBC 10: Spending report targets State Council on the Arts

4/4/14 – Latino Public Radio News: Ken Block Statement On Report From RI Center For Freedom & Prosperity

4/3/14 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Center Issues Spotlight on Spending Report; Critics Respond

4/3/14 – WPRI 12: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

4/3/14 – ABC 6: $220 million in spending cuts suggested for Rhode Island govt

4/2/14 – NBC 10: Money Watchers: Report outlines questionable RI spending

4/2/14 – NBC 10: Business Lunch: RI Spotlight on Spending Report

4/2/14 – WPRI 12: Report proposes $225M in cuts to Chafee’s budget

4/2/14 – RI NPR: RI Arts Council Refutes Claims In Report Calling For Its Elimination

4/2/14 – RI NPR: Local Think Tank Calls For Millions In Cuts To State Spending

4/2/14 – The Providence Journal: Think tank proposes $220M cuts to Chafee budget, but targeted arts council says report is wrong

4/2/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse and David Williams: Chafee lards his budget with $225 million in waste

4/2/14 – GoLocal Prov: NEW: Center Issues Spotlight on Spending Report; Critics Respond

4/1/14 – The Washington Times: EDITORIAL: The Rhode Island governor’s bloated budget

4/1/14 – GoLocal Prov: Post-Fox Shakeup: Where Does RI’s FY15 Budget Stand?

3/20/14 – GoLocal Prov: Blais: Green Energy – More than Just “Food for Thought”

3/19/14 – ABC 6: Fight brewing over URI’s nuclear reactor

3/18/14 – 630 WPRO: The Matt Allen Show; Mike Stenhouse

3/18/14 – The Valley Breeze: TOM WARD – Obama’s Waterloo unfolding

3/18/14 – GoLocal Prov: Dems, Republicans Call for Defunding URI Nuke Facility

3/13/14 – EastBay RI: Hunger Games

3/5/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Smear campaign aims to muffle dissent

2/26/14 – The Warwick Beacon: Eliminating sales tax looks more and more viable

2/25/14 – Providence Business News: Report outlines $200M in ‘pork spending’ to pay for tax cuts

2/23/14 – The Providence Journal: R.I. Center for Freedom and Prosperity shapes public policy anonymously

2/20/14 – WPRI 12: 2/20: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

2/14/14 – PolitiFact RI: Of minimum wage workers in Rhode Island “only 14 percent serve as sole income earner for their family.”

2/5/14 – GoLocal Prov: New Report Says Energy Mandates Will Cost RI $150M by 2020

2/4/14 – GoLocal Prov: Michael Riley: The Municipal Pension Study Commission Is A Failure

2/4/14 – GoLocal Prov: New Competition for HealthSource RI Emerges

1/31/14 – The Brown Daily Herald: Lloyd: Minimum wage is a maximum loss for Rhode Island

1/30/14 – ABC 6: RI unemployment rate is the highest in the country

1/27/14 – GoLocal Prov: Michael Riley: Is the RI Pension Commission Making Up Numbers?

1/27/14 – GoLocal Prov: PODCAST: Battle Heats up over Minimum Wage in RI Governor’s Race

1/24/14 – The Providence Journal: Rhode Island sales tax commission plans another meeting on repeal or reduction

1/17/14 – RI NPR: Parsing Chafee’s final budget

1/16/14 – GoLocal Prov: Chafee’s Budget: Taxes

1/14/14 – GoLocal Prov: Does Rhode Island Have a Clear Strategy for Economic Development?

1/12/14 – The Providence Journal: Mike Stenhouse: Repeal or roll back destructive policies in 2014: It is allowed!

1/10/14 – 630 WPRO: JD talked with Mike Stenhouse

1/7/14 – WPRI 12 RI lawmakers, back in session, may get déjà vu

1/6/14 – ABC 6: Economic Wish List Tops RI General Assembly

1/4/14 – The Providence Journal: R.I. General Assembly: A look ahead at the key issues of 2014

12/21/13 – WPRI 12: The Saturday Morning Post: Quick hits on politics & more in RI

12/17/13 – GoLocal Prov The Ten Biggest Issues Facing the RI General Assembly in 2014

12/9/13 – ABC 6: MA ups cigarette tax; Rhode Island gets the benefit

12/6/13 – GoLocal Prov: Education Experts Raise Questions About CCRI Spending

12/4/13 – The Matt Allen Show WPRO: Sales Tax Commission Update Podcast

12/3/13 – The Providence Journal: Legislative panel considering sales-tax abolition hears contrasting scenarios

11/29/13 – GoLocal Prov: The Highest Paid City Employees in Providence

11/28/13 – ABC 6: Rhode Island liquor tax ends Sunday

11/23/13 – GoLocal Prov: The Best and Worst Run States in New England

11/22/13 – NBC 10: Business Lunch with Frank Colletta re. Sales Tax Repeal Commission

11/18/13 – Heartland Institute: Mike Stenhouse: Rhode Island Moving Toward Ending Sales Tax

11/7/13 – GoLocal Prov: The 15 Most Expensive Government Programs in RI

11/6/13 – Heartland Institute: Poll: Rhode Islanders Support School Choice

11/1/13 – Watchdog.org: Study: Rhode Islanders support school choice

10/31/13 – 630 WPRO: NEWS: Child care workers vote 390-19 to unionize

10/31/13 – NBC 10: Childcare providers in RI vote to unionize

10/31/13 – Fox Providence/MyRITV: Mike Stenhouse on Dan Yorke State of Mind

10/31/13 – ABC 6: Childcare workers vote to join union in Rhode Island

10/31/13 – The Providence Journal: Group questions validity of RI home-based childcare workers’ vote to unionize

10/31/13 – The Providence Journal: Rhode Island childcare providers vote to unionize

10/29/13 – Broadway World: Majority of Rhode Island Democrats support school vouchers

10/28/13 – GoLocal Prov: The Scoop

10/27/13 – San Francisco Chronicle (via AP): Voting begins in home-based child care union drive

10/27/13 – The Providence Journal: Home-based childcare workers in RI vote on whether to join union

10/22/13 – The Providence Journal: Economist touts benefits to RI of abolishing state sales tax/Poll

10/21/13 – The Providence Journal: RI, pick up where Obamacare left off

10/19/13 – 990 WBOB radio: Stenhouse on GX RadioActive

10/17/13 – Warwick Beacon: Sales Tax study commission sets Oct. 21 hearing

10/17/13 – Brown Daily Herald: RI health exchange continues to enroll

10/16/13 – WPRI 12: Free-market ideas to bring down the cost of health care in RI

10/13/13 – WPRI 12: Mike Stenhouse on “Newsmakers”

10/12/13 – GoLocalProv: How Hard Has Rhode Island Been Hit by the Federal Shutdown?