State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders.
Tom Brady’s suspension stands. National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell rejected an appeal by the reigning Super Bowl Most Valuable Player against a four-game suspension Imposed in May for Brady’s involvement in the New England Patriots’ deflated-ball controversy.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled on Tuesday the Mayor’s Center for City Services, a restructured arm of his constituent service operation, to provide a streamlined, responsive and customer service-oriented resource for residents seeking assistance from the city.
Foreclosure rates in Rhode Island and the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area decreased in May to 1.4 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively, but are still higher than the national rate of 1.3 percent.