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Mayor Jorge O. Elzora and FirstWorks Executive Artist Director Kathleen Pletcher have announced the artist roster for the Providence International Arts Festival this week. Events are slated June 11-14. more
To reduce Rhode Island’s status as a “national outlier” regarding its temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver insurance programs, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is recommending that the General Assembly explore potential reforms to save money. more
Startup Sproutel will receive nearly $150,000 in federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research program, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline said Friday. more
Hotel tax collections increased 4 percent year over year in March to $832,401, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue, which released its March 2015 state 5 percent hotel collections report Friday. more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded $5.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to support its cancer research program. more
What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders launched his White House bid on the lakefront of the city where his political career began. Florida Senator Marco began his quest in Miami, surrounded by friends and family. more
Systems Engineering Associates Corp. on Wednesday announced it has received a three-year, $30 million contract to support the Electromagnetic Department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport. more
Getting ready to launch a presidential campaign is a lot of work. There’s a speech to write, staff to hire, and social-media profiles to touch up. more
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