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Rhode Island ranked 38th, the lowest out of all the New England states, in AARP’s latest edition of “Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities and Family Caregivers.” more
It’s almost a cliche at this point – the U.S. needs to spend more on infrastructure. Other countries are running circles around us in the infrastructure department. It’s fashionable to blame this on the Republicans’ scorched-earth tactics against President Barack Obama, and on conservative distrust of government spending in general. And those are certainly factors. Problems with state and local government finances are another issue. more
In a ranking of the 15 worst states for state income taxes, Rhode Island did not make the list, but two of its New England neighbors did – Maine and Massachusetts. more
Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $46.4 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total for the year to $166.4 million, according to an analysis done by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week to the lowest level since mid-July, extending a run of applications near decade lows that shows dismissals remain in check. more
A request for tax incentives for the redevelopment of the Providence Journal building is scheduled for a public hearing Thursday. 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
«constant ****SDLq»The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.” – Thomas Jefferson. 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
(Updated 11:11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.) Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde will begin service from T. F. Green Airport to the Cape Verde Islands starting June 2, officials announced Friday. more
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