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The state’s workforce development partnership with Electric Boat – Pipelines to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building – will feature post-hiring training opportunities through the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, creating new opportunities for those interested in a marine trades career. more
Volkswagen AG is facing new lawsuits by New York and at least two other states over the environmental damage caused by devices designed to help the carmaker’s diesel vehicles cheat pollution-control tests. more
The R.I. Office of the General Treasurer assisted 8,860 people in reclaiming $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. more
The Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth’s office last week issued a laundry list of regulatory guidelines for the use of third-party ‘robo-advisers’ used by state-registered investment advisers. more
The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
Starting Monday, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority raised toll prices for E-ZPass customers who fail to mount their transponders correctly. more
Brett Smiley will be Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s next chief of staff. more
The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council has released its interim report on the state of recreation in Rhode Island. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. dropped in July as U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union flustered high-income earners. more
This year's legislative session once again denied any operating funds for the Slater Technology Fund. Just to review, Slater is a nonprofit that makes seed and early-stage investments in local companies. Since its creation 20 years ago, … more
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