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The dollar fluctuated after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said continued market turmoil may throw the central bank off course from the multiple interest-rate increases that policy makers have forecast for 2016. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have been appointed to the Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition leadership team for the 2016 term. more
Of the 18 studies generated by the College & University Research Collaborative over the past two years, state leaders cite only a few as having had direct impact on policy decision-making, and there's been no active tracking of their usefulness. The … more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
Last year, in an attempt to bring Rhode Island more economic viability by making it easier to do business, I sponsored legislation along with Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi that created the Qualified Jobs Incentive Act. That legislation became law when it was signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo. more
The most striking aspect of Apple’s message to customers on Tuesday wasn’t the rejection of U.S. authorities’ demand that the company help them break the encryption of an iPhone owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, who was involved in the murders of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., last year. more
Marilyn Shannon McConaghy has been appointed acting director of the R.I. Department of Revenue. She currently serves as DOR administrative and legal support services administrator. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island … more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
Michaela Antunes has been appointed press secretary to the Providence City Council. She holds a bachelor's degree in international/global studies from Virginia Wesleyan College. more
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