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BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced more than $1.4 million in federal funding intended to help manufacturers and other companies impacted by sequestration and defense-budget cuts to diversify their markets. more
PROVIDENCE – The House of Representatives this month unanimously approved legislation to eliminate the “master lever,” or straight-party voting option, on all future, nonprimary Rhode Island election ballots. more
BOSTON – Fall River is among 14 communities nationwide sharing $860,000 intended to help expand green infrastructure to reduce water pollution and boost resilience to the impacts of climate change, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said last week. more
It’s a moment Providence, the state and especially the seven members of the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission have been waiting for. more
Diane Sullivan says that when she pulls out her food stamp card to buy groceries, she keeps the side with her photo cupped in her hand so people can’t see. more
NEW YORK – Fitch Ratings has affirmed the A rating on approximately $61.7 million of outstanding R.I. Turnpike & Bridge Authority revenue bonds, but revised its ratings outlook to “negative” from “stable.” more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized one organization and one individual from Rhode Island last month at the 2014 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. more
Last week the R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers heard testimony on the topic of minimum charges for rides offered by nontaxi motor vehicles. more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
A U.S. nuclear submarine’s port call in Singapore last week allowed the Navy to showcase its ability to operate in shallow coastal waters after questions about the fitness of its Littoral Combat Ship for use in Asia. more
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