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Government, Business

RhodeWorks Creator Gina Raimondo Re-elected Governor

Gina Raimondo Gov. Gina Raimondo celebrates her re-election Nov. 6 in Providence, R.I. (Steven Senne/AP)

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, architect of the controversial RhodeWorks program that includes trucks-only tolls, clinched a second term.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 8, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

States Will Lead in Infrastructure Funding Innovations, IBTTA Panelists Say

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BALTIMORE — Infrastructure funding programs across several states eventually will serve as models for federal transportation agencies, experts at a conference hosted by a tolling advocacy group indicated Oct. 15.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2018
Business

Truckers: Toll Plan Will Put Them Out of Business or Drive Them Out of R.I.

A host of people connected to the trucking industry testified Feb. 4 that Rhode Island's truck-tolling plan is an existential threat to their businesses or a factor that could drive them from the state to more hospitable climates.

Katherine Gregg and Patrick Anderson | The Providence Journal
February 5, 2016
Business

Truck Toll Excluded from Rhode Island's Budget, For Now

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The Rhode Island General Assembly might postpone consideration of the governor’s controversial "RhodeWorks" road and bridge plan, which includes truck tolls on bridges, until later this year, the press secretary for state Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed said June 10.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 10, 2015