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PROVIDENCE – Two Central Falls women were sentenced to three years in federal prison for using the identities of more than 400 people to file false tax returns, stealing more than $2.6 million in fraudulent tax refunds, former U.S. Attorney Peter … more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State ranks ninth highest in state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income and per capita, in the Tax Foundation's 2017 annual Facts & Figures report, based on fiscal 2012 data. Rhode Island's state and … more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is just one of many federal agencies marked for drastic funding reductions to enable a big boost in military spending. But the cuts proposed for America's center of weather and climate research … more
After his inauguration, President Donald Trump hastily implemented stringent immigration policy that immediately caused mass confusion, blocking immigrants with green cards and visas from entering the country and deepening a sense of uncertainty for … more
Kenneth Brindamour has been appointed IT project manager on the UHIP leadership team. Brindamour, who will serve in this role for the next six months, most recently worked as senior vice president of service delivery at Atrion Inc. He holds a B.A. in economics and Russian and an M.A. in manufacturing engineering from the University of Rhode Island. more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
Lamya Karim, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a $616,170 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how Type 2 diabetes weakens bones and results in patients being at much greater risk for fractures. more
(Updated 3:04 and 3:57 p.m.) “Reckless and unrealistic.” “An assault to our values as Rhode Islanders.” more
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
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