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The Justice Department will deploy 500 personnel to polling stations on Election Day, including in Providence and Pawtucket, to help protect voters against discrimination and intimidation, down from 2012 as the result of a Supreme Court ruling that gutted part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Citing Providence’s “hip vibe” and talent pool, Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, plans to expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the city over the next five years. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Rhode Island small business award winners this week. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
Rhode Island had the greatest man-woman wage gap improvement among states during the 2007-15 period, according to a study released Wednesday by NerdWallet, a personal finance website. more
Eleven properties made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2017 Most Endangered Properties List, including the Industrial Trust Building, better known as the “Superman” building for its resemblance to the structure on the old television show. more
(Updated 1:32 p.m.) Robin Muksian will serve as the city’s director of administration, overseeing administrative aspects and operations while serving as senior adviser to the mayor. more
Rhode Island again is one of the least tax-friendly states, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Paypal Holdings Inc., one of the world’s largest online payment companies, is considering to move its operations center to Rhode Island, according to a report today by WPRI-TV CBS 12. more
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