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When Rhode Island lawmakers this summer approved new state licenses for lactation consultants, many observers scratched their heads. more
The Block Island Wind Farm demonstration project for Deepwater Wind LLC has received two long-awaited federal permits through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity has teamed up with the Tiverton Taxpayer Association to launch a Web portal showing municipal compensation data in the town. more
For the third consecutive grant cycle, Rhode Island has received an award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion Program to support efforts to export by small businesses in the Ocean State. more
The board of directors for the R.I. Commerce Corporation is set to talk at 4 p.m. Wednesday about “the investment of public fund in relation” to The Corporate Marketplace Inc., which was the recipient of a $4 million loan guaranty under the same program that made guarantys to 38 Studios LLC. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth aims to gain recognition as a top national research university as part of its strategic plan, UMassDTransform 2020. more
Thanks to a $16.5 million settlement between the federal government and several states, Rhode Island will receive $172,513 for its Medicaid program. more
Several cycles of Pentagon budget cuts and plans for a smaller U.S. military haven’t dimmed the optimism of the southern New England defense sector. Largely thanks to submarine giant General Dynamics Electric Boat, the industry has remained stable over the last several years and could even see growth ahead. But military contractors and the numerous companies linked to their supply chain are not relying solely on the political clout of the local congressional delegation to keep contracts comings. more
Rhode Island ended fiscal 2014 with a surplus balance of $68 million, $8.8 million more than estimated in the budget, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Friday. more
(Updated, 1:40 p.m.) The fiscal year of 2014 showed an uptick in hospitality and tourism spending in the Ocean State, as collections for both the 1 percent meal and beverage tax and the 1 percent hotel tax posted increases over fiscal 2013. more
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