Our Top Stories
Read all posts tagged Rhode Island
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
HHS is using the "rate review" tool that is part of the Affordable Care Act to highlight unreasonably high rate increases that would affect nearly 10,000 residents across five states
Posted byon December 19, 2011 at 6:45 PM EDT
Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants will help nine states create high-quality early education and development programs
Posted byon December 15, 2011 at 8:19 PM EDT
A new report shows that schools across the country are in need of renovations and repairs. President Obama has proposed a $30 billion investment in upgrading schools from coast to coast.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 12:03 PM EDT
Rafael Lemaitre describes the complexity and scale of the Nation's drug problem and why a nationwide effort to support smart drug policies and reform the criminal justice system is required.
Posted byon November 23, 2011 at 7:00 AM EDT
Throughout history, 22 have been pardoned at the White House, and today, President Obama will pardon one more.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 7:47 PM EDT
Dr. Jane Lubchenco joins Mayor Angel Taveras in Providence, Rhode Island to talk about how the President’s jobs plan – the American Jobs Act - would help put Rhode Islanders back to work modernizing their schools and would help prevent teacher layoffs.
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 1:12 PM EDT
Nicholas Lowinger, an eighth grader at the Wheeler School in Providence, RI, shares why he was inspired to start the Gotta Have Sole Foundation, which donates new footwear to children living in homeless shelters.
Posted byon October 4, 2011 at 11:48 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama visits Cranston, Rhode Island to meet with military spouses at the Rhode Island Army National Guard Facility.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 5:13 PM EDT
See what impact the President's plan will have in your community
Posted byon August 26, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
President Obama urges Americans in the projected path of Hurricane Irene to take precautions now and provides an update on ongoing federal preparations.