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Historic moments don't come often. But if that phrase can be applied to any happening at the Statehouse, it surely is appropriate to do so for the unanimous passing of the fiscal 2016 budget by the R.I. House of Representatives. What was … more
Companies added more workers in May than the prior month, a sign U.S. job growth is getting back on track after a slow start to the year, a private payrolls report showed. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last week announced she has filed draft regulations to implement a new law that will provide nearly 1 million more employees in Massachusetts access to sick leave. The regulations support the Earned … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s working group to “reinvent Medicaid” on Thursday delivered a report containing proposals to cut $91.1 million from the state program, largely at the expense of hospitals and nursing homes. more
Chris Winiarz, a 31-year-old money manager with a Northwestern MBA, jumped at a student-loan deal of a lifetime. more
Providence Schools Superintendent Susan Lusi announced Friday she will resign at the end of the school year, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s office. A search for a replacement will begin immediately. 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
Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican-turned-independent who became a Democrat while he was governor of Rhode Island, is expected to formally launch his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island is establishing the state’s first cybersecurity commission to better ensure security in the cyber world and support job creation within the sector, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island has ample reason to increase the amount of renewable energy it uses. Just talk to the 23 projects that recently were on the receiving end of $1.6 million in federal support to restore historic coastal sites damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. more
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