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A new $1.3 million grant program will focus on employers’ needs in cultivating a stronger workforce to jump-start the Rhode Island economy, the governor announced Monday. more
Pension settlement agreement details were released today, after weeks of a court-imposed gag order kept the specifics of the agreement largely secret. more
With the deadline to file personal income tax returns just two days away, the state Tax Administrator David M. Sullivan advises residents that the best way to file is electronically. more
(Updated 10 a.m.)Rhode Island’s child population is decreasing, as well as its student enrollment, and while the state has the highest rate of children with at least one unemployed parent, it ranks best in the country for fully immunized children. more
Rhode Island is a perennial on the "worst state" lists that calculate tax burdens, imposing some of the highest property taxes in the nation. The most recent listing last week, by the online financial-news site WalletHub, ranked the Ocean … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month signed an executive order immediately initiating a comprehensive review process for all regulations enforced by the executive branch. The order left in place the regulatory pause announced by the … more
PROVIDENCE – Nearly 300 former political candidates and political action committees in Rhode Island collectively owe the state $2.2 million in fines for not filing campaign-finance reports on time, The Associated Press reported this month. … more
CRANSTON – Rhode Island's request for a major disaster declaration after the Jan. 26 blizzard has been granted by President Barack Obama. As a result, federal funding will be made available through the Federal Emergency Management … more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
Last week's creation of a "Lean Government Initiative" by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo may not get as much attention as other, more high-profile actions, such as, say, the settlement of the state's pension lawsuits. But it has the potential to be every bit … more
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