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(Updated 4:05 p.m.) Two key members of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s team are leaving to pursue new opportunities. Chief of Staff Stephen S. Neuman is leaving his position Friday to join Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Communications Director Joy Fox will leave in early July to work with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin as his senior adviser. more
In Germany, about 12 percent of people consent to be organ donors; in Austria it's 99.9 percent. This huge gap is the product not of "different cultures, different norms, or extraordinarily effective educational campaigns in Austria," legal scholar … more
Editor's note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Hours after a Rhode Island Superior … more
What is the economic and cultural impact of the largest nonprofits based in Providence? By many measures, they help to define the capital city, which draws its identity in large part through the contributions of its universities and hospitals. … more
The dedication of a 300-foot-long and 72-foot-wide barge – the Sandy C – will be held Monday during a christening ceremony at ProvPort. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
Should potential conflicts of interest involving disbursement of government funding be avoided at all costs? If you are WatchdogRI.org, a nonprofit policy-research organization founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block, … more
(Updated 2:04 p.m.) The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday announced a new economic growth initiative aimed at incentivizing municipalities to work collaboratively across sectors in order to address issues affecting low-income residents. more
A day after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed legislation authorizing the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass repair program, the state Department of Transportation late Friday afternoon posted four advertisements seeking private companies or consultants to help carry out the work. more
A day after campaign-finance crusader Larry Lessig dropped his bizarre bid for the presidency, Seattle became the first city in the country to adopt a law that he and other reformers have been seeking for years: publicly funded vouchers for … more
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