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State regulators on Thursday unanimously voted to suspend an application to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, allowing the applicant 60 days to provide details on how it plans to cool the proposed facility. more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits were at a four-decade low over the past two weeks as sales prospects encouraged employers to maintain headcounts. more
A recently released audit of the R.I. Lottery shows the state agency is closely monitoring increased gaming operations in neighboring states, as the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino in Massachusetts has negatively impacted revenue. more
The R.I. Department of Education named 22 schools “Commended Schools,” the highest rank, in this year’s school classification, according to a release by the department on Wednesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said the U.S. central bank should continue seeking to draw Americans back into the work force as it debates raising interest rates. more
Systems Engineering Associates Corp., also known as SEA Corp., recently was awarded a new $15.4 million contract supporting U.S. Navy Strike Systems. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is expected to welcome new employees of GE Digital today during a roundtable discussion that will highlight how the company is prioritizing hiring Rhode Islanders and how TechHire is helping to place tech workers in jobs like these. more
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