Updated February 25 at 6:36pm
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Unless Congress finds a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act over the next 10 months -- after more than 60 failed attempts -- President Barack Obama will leave office with his signature legislation … more
Thanks to a federal grant, University of Rhode Island ocean engineers and researchers in four other New England coastal states can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. more
Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to “double down” its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. more
A proposal to build a soaring residential tower on a parcel of Interstate 195 Redevelopment District land moved forward on Wednesday, but under several conditions that will require the developer to meet additional design, financial feasibility and site compatibility requirements. more
Bruce Van Saun, chairman and CEO of Citizens Financial Group Inc., is bullish about what impact a pro-growth, Republican-run U.S. government could have on the financial health of his bank in 2017. more
The $7.7 billion Rhode Island pension fund will join shareholders of energy companies ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Devon Energy in co-filing proposals requiring the corporations to disclose their lobbying activities, R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday. more
For the third year in a row, Rhode Island ranks first in the nation for having the highest percentage of structurally deficient bridges at 25 percent, according to the latest Bridge Report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association released recently. more
The Justice Department will deploy 500 personnel to polling stations on Election Day, including in Providence and Pawtucket, to help protect voters against discrimination and intimidation, down from 2012 as the result of a Supreme Court ruling that gutted part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Citing Providence’s “hip vibe” and talent pool, Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, plans to expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the city over the next five years. more
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