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Last year, the General Assembly and the governor took an important first step to help thousands of working families make ends meet by increasing the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit — a tax benefit for workers earning $50,000 or less — to 12.5 percent of the federal credit. more
When a reorganization creates a new set of managers to oversee large projects, is that necessarily an inefficiency? It depends on their role, and whether the outcome represents an improvement in service, according to management specialists. … more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
Janet Yellen’s big challenge next week is clear communication about a clouded outlook. more
When someone with the standing in the community of Alan G. Hassenfeld sits down to talk about his home state, it makes sense to listen. The last founding family member to run Hasbro Inc. sat down with PBN as part of its Dec. 28 Interview … more
1 What initiatives are planned for 2016 to strengthen Rhode Island's resiliency in the face of climate change? Rhode Island continues to be out front in addressing climate change, and as the Ocean State – we are uniquely vulnerable. … more
1 What is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and how has its mission changed? It is a quasi-public agency that delivers low-cost loans for high-quality projects to upgrade the state's infrastructure. The investments create jobs while … more
The poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Mich., has been a disaster in many ways unique to that city. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has adopted a set of rules that will guide how it evaluates applications for up to $25 million in state funds available for development in the area. more
Webster Bank this month announced the hiring of Gregory Gould, former lender relations specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office. He talks about expectations for his new position. more
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