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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the state Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. more
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
Spectra Systems Corp. announced Monday its receipt of two U.S. patents that the company says will go toward saving central banks billions of dollars annually on costs associated with replacing soiled banknotes. more
HealthSource RI said nearly 7,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange, and 20,772 have renewed coverage, as of Jan. 10. more
Jamia R. McDonald has been appointed chief strategy officer for the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Rhode Island is receiving more than $328,000 this year from the U.S. Department of Labor under a layoff prevention law established by Congress in 2012 through the efforts of U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed. more
The number of female governors is dwindling. Just five states—New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, New Mexico, and Oklahoma—have one, and that's down from a peak of nine women governors in 2007, according to a Pew Research Center report published Wednesday. more
An HIV-positive man has filed a lawsuit in federal court because he said HealthSource RI forces him to pay for women’s abortions as a condition to obtain health insurance through the state exchange. more
Mayor James Diossa has launched an Economic Development Task Force to help grow the city’s economy, create jobs and improve the business climate. more
The R.I. Council on the Arts awarded $139,877 in grants in December, bringing the total awards to date to 276 grants totaling more than $1.4 million, the state agency announced in its newsletter Wednesday. more
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