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Ten communities have been selected to pilot a statewide e-permitting initiative, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday. more
Since coming to Rhode Island in 2008 after overseeing Boston’s massive Big Dig project, Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis has steadily built a strong national and local reputation as a transportation leader. He’s overseen major infrastructure improvements, including the Iway in downtown Providence and expansion of commuter rail across the Ocean State. more
Call it the natural gas paradox: The more abundant and inexpensive the fuel becomes, the more it seems to cost New England electricity users. more
Secretary of State-Elect Nellie Gorbea has announced her senior leadership team, which includes members of Providence Mayor Angel Taveras’ staff. more
In one of its last acts, the Chafee administration is asking department heads to come up with budgetary trims to help close a projected $34.5 million shortfall in the fiscal 2015 budget, yet another in a long line of midyear actions to help close a projected budget deficit. more
Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter made the correct choice when she ruled last week that a jury should decide on the legality of a number of changes made to state employee pension plans. more
Hotel tax collections, and meal and beverage tax collections increased on a year-over-year and fiscal year-to-date basis, according to the state Department of Revenue. However, … more
Mayor Angel Taveras said that the city will begin free curbside pickup of Christmas trees Jan. 12 through 24. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced a partnership with the R.I. Commerce Corporation and its Procurement Techincial Assistance Center to offer Rhode Island small businesses free counseling and training programs on procurement procedures at the local, state and federal level. more
Kennedy Plaza will reopen on Jan. 17 after being closed since the summer for renovations, the R.I. Public Transit Authority said Tuesday. more
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