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Since coming to Rhode Island in 2008 after overseeing Boston’s massive Big Dig project, Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis has steadily built a strong national and local reputation as a transportation leader. He’s overseen major infrastructure improvements, including the Iway in downtown Providence and expansion of commuter rail across the Ocean State. more
Call it the natural gas paradox: The more abundant and inexpensive the fuel becomes, the more it seems to cost New England electricity users. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said that the state of Rhode Island will receive $198,000 through a settlement with T-Mobile over “mobile cramming,” in which charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that had not been authorized by the consumer are included. more
Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a book depicting more than 70 species of fish found in Rhode Island’s ponds, streams and rivers, is available for purchase at R.I. Department of Environmental Management offices in Providence and South Kingstown. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the R.I. congressional delegation, announced that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State: three from Italy, one from Ireland and one from England. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the state's congressional delegation, today will announce that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State. more
Revenue in November exceeded the state’s expectations on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported on Wednesday. more
James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
President Barack Obama will end the U.S. isolation of Cuba that has persisted for more than a half century, initiating talks to resume diplomatic relations, opening a U.S. embassy in Havana and loosening trade and travel restrictions on the nation. more
The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. more
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