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Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for her spending plan to pay tuition costs for in-state students attending … more
The transit buses converge on Kennedy Plaza in Providence every few minutes throughout the week, circling the historic site and pausing at their designated stops. More than a quarter-mile away, separated by buildings and several … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Jan. 23 announced the Studio Rhode Next Generation Libraries Challenge, designed to support public libraries with new technology and training that includes developing a digital creation hub at one library. … more
PROVIDENCE – Former Rep. Peter Palombo, D-Cranston, appeared in Providence District Court Jan. 19 after being arrested by R.I. State Police and charged with embezzling campaign funds and filing false documents, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported. An … more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
In awarding nearly $250,000 in Innovation Vouchers to five Rhode Island companies on Jan. 23, the state has made a prudent public expenditure. Some question the appropriateness of government "picking winners." But using that lens on these … more
The birth of HealthFacts RI, the state's all-payer claims database launched last year, is a laudable and transformational milestone. Now the official source for insurer health-payment information, its primary mission is to drive improved health … more
1 What was the catalyst behind your application for an R.I. Commerce Corp.-funded Wavemaker Fellowship? The Wavemaker Fellowship will allow me to pay off my student loans faster and, as a result, I can invest the money I would be paying … more
When Rhode Island voters approved a $35 million bond in the 2014 election to be used to create a transit hub at the Providence train station, it was a shot in the arm for proponents of more robust public transportation options. The expectation was … more
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