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April 18 has been named as “Do-Over-Day” in Rhode Island, in an effort to encourage residents to support local restaurants, shops and other businesses that were affected by winter storms. more
Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island. more
Severe winter weather had little effect on February cash collections, according to state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly. more
President Barack Obama took administration action this week aimed at helping federal student loan borrowers navigate the repayment process and tightening rules for private companies servicing school debt. more
Barbara Fields has been named the new executive director of Rhode Island Housing Corp., after serving in the acting position since January. more
Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum is undergoing treatment for cancer. So he takes seriously Republican threats to repeal Obamacare if they win in 2016: "This is more personal for me than usual. Scary, too. There are no guarantees in life, and … more
The severe snowstorms in February temporarily slowed the Massachusetts economy, but do not appear to have derailed the “healthy expansion” that the state has experienced in recent quarters, according to the latest MassBenchmarks brief. more
Rhode Island public-sector retirees approved a proposed settlement that would end their lawsuit against the state’s 2011 pension overall, according to WPRI.com. more
The federal Department of Health and Human Services has announced that as a result of marketplace coverage and Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, hospital uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion last year to $27.3 billion. more
Rhode Island is one of the top 10 safest states in the country to live in, according to WalletHub. more
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