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Rhode Island will host the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in 2017. more
Late night television talk show host Conan O’Brien weighed in on Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Lincoln D. Chafee’s lowly poll ratings of 0 percent. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often centers on hot-button issues such as the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, the fate of huge weapons systems and whether to lift budget caps. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $12.5 million proposed settlement with several defendants involved in the pending 38 Studios lawsuit. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
Beverly Scott, who left as head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in April following massive failures of the region’s largest mass transit system, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board. more
The U.S. House passed a three-month highway funding bill as members prepare to leave for an August recess without considering a long-term proposal by the Senate. more
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he will not sign a financial guarantee to cover cost overruns associated with the 2024 Olympic summer games, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
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