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Dan McGowan

Dan McGowan covers Rhode Island politics, education and economic development for the Boston Globe. He joined the staff in 2019 after spending six years with WPRI-TV, where he covered Providence City Hall and schools. He was part of a team that won a New England Emmy award for its investigation into a powerful Democratic state lawmaker who lied about where he was living. He is the author of Rhode Map, a daily briefing on the Ocean State.

Dan lives in Providence and is a board member for Access/RI, a nonprofit that advocates for improving citizen access to government records. In his spare time, he coaches youth baseball.

Latest stories

Now in control of Providence schools, R.I. education commissioner learns running a district is no easy task

By , Globe Staff

In an exclusive interview with the Globe, Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green said that in the final weeks of 2019, she expects to release an independent financial analysis on the district’s budget, hire up to six high-level employees, and select a new curriculum for students.

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Cicilline’s all in on impeachment; Langevin not there yet

By , Globe Staff

If you think you know how Rhode Island’s two members of the US House of Representatives feel about impeaching President Trump, think again.

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5 great things to do today that don’t involve shopping

By , Globe Staff

If you’ve already finished your shopping for the day or you’re a chronic procrastinator like me, here’s a list of five fun things you can do today that don’t involve shopping.

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R.I. eyes former St. Joe’s Hospital to house Providence students while schools are repaired

By , Globe Staff

Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green said this week the she is eyeing the former St. Joseph’s Hospital in South Providence as potential “swing space” for students in Providence.