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PROVIDENCE – The Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island last week announced it will make $25 million in grants, loans and equity investments over the next year to promote affordable housing, workforce development and healthy communities … more
Median household incomes in Rhode Island sank last year by more than $1,000 to $54,891, according to newly released census data, in line with a national trend of stagnant wages. In Rhode Island, the median income for households has hovered … more
1 You were appointed superintendent in April, after a long career in nonprofit parks organizations. What has been your initial focus? It really was to share what I had learned coming up through the ranks about parks and how we use public … more
Despite being the second-most densely populated state in the nation, fewer than 3 percent of Rhode Islanders use public transportation at least once a week. New Jersey, the most densely populated state, sees 10.8 percent of its citizens do so. … more
In Germany, about 12 percent of people consent to be organ donors; in Austria it's 99.9 percent. This huge gap is the product not of "different cultures, different norms, or extraordinarily effective educational campaigns in Austria," legal scholar … more
Until now, the fight over health care reform has mostly been a battle over two numbers: how many Americans have insurance, and how much they pay in premiums. It may be time to think more seriously about a third number: out-of-pocket costs. … more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 175th among the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas for its 1.5 percent economic growth in 2014, according to federal Bureau of Economic Analysis statistics released this week. more
Former Gov. Donald L. Carcieri deflected a number of red flags raised by a high-ranking cabinet member about the proposed financing deal subsequently approved for the now-bankrupt video game company 38 Studios LLC founded by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. more
No one, it seems, is willing to take responsibility for advancing plans that ultimately led to $75 million in state loan guarantees for failed 38 Studios LLC, according to depositions included in thousands of Superior Court documents unsealed Thursday. more
More than 1,500 files containing depositions and court records from the high-profile 38 Studios lawsuit will be unsealed Thursday afternoon, according to a court spokesman. more
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