Updated March 26 at 5:46pm
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U.S. banks that pass the Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests are strong enough to boost quarterly payouts to shareholders 53 percent on average, disbursing $109 billion over the next 15 months, according to analysts. more
Harsh winter weather affected R.I. Public Transit Authority ridership in January, causing a 19 percent drop. more
Former candidate for governor Kenneth J. Block has released a study on the state’s fire districts in an effort to start a statewide conversation about fire protection in Rhode Island. more
A study released Tuesday on the “Impact of Expanding Medicaid” suggests refinements to managed care may be a means of controlling government costs for Medicaid in Rhode Island. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed an increase in the minimum wage from the existing $9 an hour to $10.10, to help working families and strengthen the state’s middle class, according to a statement from her office. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Christopher H. Little and Heather Tow-Yick to the board of directors of the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo plans to nominate Kate Blacklock, Carmen Diaz-Jusino, Michelle Kwan and Lorén Spears to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. more
Park is the most common street name in the Ocean State, as well as in Connecticut and Massachusetts, according to a study conducted by The Washington Post. more
(Updated 10:42 a.m. and 4 p.m.) A state lawmaker from Lincoln has proposed a bill allowing the owners of Twin River Casino to build a hotel nearby. more
(Updated 10:35 a.m.) The Federal Reserve said all 31 big banks subjected to a stress test have sufficient capital to absorb losses during a sharp and prolonged economic downturn. more
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