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Every week PBN produces a short feature called "Something New" about a new venture in recognition of the importance of entrepreneurship to the local economy. Some of the featured entities are for-profits using the latest in social media … more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's plan for Rhode Island's recovery is to improve the job training and educational programming in the state in order to meet the needs of employers looking to grow their workforces. And it is a fine idea. … more
When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her administration started making the case for tolls to pay for repairs to Rhode Island bridges and roads, the arguments that ensued missed the point. The issue should not be how to pay for the repairs but how … more
The region's supply of natural gas finds itself short of demand, leading to price spikes, among other problems. Two projects that promise to help combat that are in the works. National Grid is looking to build a natural gas liquefaction … more
More than a week ago, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin's office put out a release that called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider her decision to approve a 10 percent rate hike for certain Blue Cross … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has initiated a campaign to attract and retain young professionals, part of the millennial generation. It is now the largest cohort of the national labor force, so its participation is necessary for a healthy … more
Rhode Island's nonprofit sector is a robust one, with roughly 3,750 503(c)3 charitable organizations in existence as of the middle of July, according to the Rhode Island Foundation. But that number represents growth of more than 65 percent … more
Last week the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the winners of its second Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, and for those not steeped in the startup scene in Rhode Island, the organization that took home a prize may be a surprise. … more
There are 475 vacant properties in Providence, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza's office. The U.S. Postal Service says that 16 percent of the apartment and home addresses in the city have not received mail for more than three years as of June. … more
Two pieces of Rhode Island news in the last few weeks are a sign that the state's leaders are not sitting back and hoping health care spending contains itself. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo stepped into the ring first, launching a statewide … more
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