Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said challenges remain in the U.S. labor market, including concentrations of elevated joblessness in poor and minority communities, as she pushed for better education and training so the economy works for all Americans.
Women & Infants Hospital will receive $11 million in funding over five years through the National Institutes of Health Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant program to boost research related to women’s reproductive health.
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said Wednesday that it is partnering with three different organizations to empower its insured members who are elderly or disabled to live independently and in their own homes.
Single-family home sales fell 6.9 percent in February compared with February 2016, but the median sale price climbed 6.3 percent during that same timeframe, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
Total general revenue cash collections rose 1 percent when comparing the fiscal year-over-fiscal year period through February, but fell 7.1 percent when comparing February with February 2016, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Tuesday.