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General Dynamics Electric Boat, the North Kingstown-based maker and servicer of submarines for the U.S. Navy, is in the midst of a major ramp-up in employment, one that will eventually boost the workforce at its Quonset Business Park facility to … more
JAMESTOWN – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority raised toll prices on July 18 for E-ZPass customers who fail to mount their transponders correctly. Improperly and unmounted E-ZPass transponders issued by RITBA not only require Newport … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo attended the National Governor's Association Summer Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 15, where she spoke of next year's NGA Summer Meeting, which will be hosted in Rhode Island. It is the first time … more
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Administration is implementing a standardized payment policy for general revenue-funded community service grants. The policy, announced in a July 14 press release, standardizes grant payment across the … more
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
There's a new sheriff in town. Well, not really. But the R.I. Public Transit Authority has hired a private security firm to monitor activity at Kennedy Plaza in Providence, drawing attention from both businesses and advocates. "It's long … more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
As soon as it was clear beyond doubt that Senator Ted Cruz wasn't going to endorse Donald Trump in his speech at the Republican convention, it was also clear that Cruz's speech was the only one that was going to be discussed the next day. more
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