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In a wide-ranging PBN Q&A cover story this week, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo stuck to her talking points about how she feels the state must approach the coming years in order to lift itself out of the hole Rhode Island finds itself in. Sharp-eyed … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled on Tuesday the Mayor’s Center for City Services, a restructured arm of his constituent service operation, to provide a streamlined, responsive and customer service-oriented resource for residents seeking assistance from the city. more
A new study this month suggests solar energy in Rhode Island is saving electricity ratepayers money. Solar companies think there are more savings and business to be had — especially on the commercial side — with the rollout of a new state … more
R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner wants more stringent regulatory oversight of private equity investment expenses, saying the opacity of current standards puts Rhode Island in an unfavorable negotiating position. more
1 What's been the biggest challenge for you since being named director of health? Not having enough hours in the day. The breadth and scope of work at the department is extensive. I have enjoyed learning about all of the great work our … more
1What exactly does the Office of Regulatory Reform do? The Office of Regulatory Reform is working to make Rhode Island a better place to do business and grow jobs. We are focused on improving the regulatory climate to attract new businesses … more
Providence's new mayor, Jorge O. Elorza, may not have inherited a "Category 5 Hurricane" budget situation, as his predecessor, Angel Taveras famously said a few weeks into his tenure. But Mr. Elorza does not have time to stop and smell the roses, … more
Rhode Island businesses have long complained that too many young job seekers don't have the basic math, reading and writing skills needed to fill available jobs. At a 2012 Providence Business News Summit on Employers & Education, Community … more
BOSTON – The Attleboro Water Pollution Control Facility has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 2014 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award. … more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
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