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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
Cyd McKenna has been named chief of staff of the Providence City Council. She will manage the council staff, conduct community outreach strategy and make policy recommendations to council members. McKenna previously worked with Pawtucket Red Sox … more
Gene Valicenti maintains a demanding schedule as both a nightly 6 p.m. WJAR-TV NBC 10 television news anchor and radio broadcaster on WPRO's "The News with Gene Valicenti." On the radio, his tagline is "Rhode Island's anchorman." What is … more
Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
After waiting for a year, the owners of a starter home on Tidewater Drive in Warwick finally sold the property this year to a cash buyer. No one who needed a mortgage could afford the $250-a-month premium for flood insurance on the … more
A decade ago then-Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline held a competition to design a park for the land being freed up by the relocation of Interstate 195. The winning proposal included a pedestrian bridge linking the east and west sides of the … more
A $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island was announced this week by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Daniel P. Reilly, R-Middletown, has introduced legislation that would establish an office of inspector general. The bill would authorize the position as an independent administrative agency charged with the … more
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