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Providence Business News’ coverage of the 2014 gubernatorial and Providence mayoral elections received a Publick Occurrences Award at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2015 Fall Conference Thursday. more
In addition to economic development, education and infrastructure, issues of ethics in governance were front and center in 2016. The behavior of elected officials was scrutinized during and after the most recent session. In May, then-House Finance … more
What did the delegates at the Republican National Convention like? Mostly, they liked disliking things. And being afraid of things. And especially, Donald Trump, who is afraid of so many things, and dislikes them all. more
Prime Minister David Cameron rejected calls for a do-over vote on leaving the European Union and set up a team of officials to prepare for withdrawal following the referendum last week that stunned the world and triggered financial-market turmoil. more
ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. more
"The health of Americans should not be a profit center. Health care is a right. Full stop." That comes from the Twitter feed of personal finance writer Helaine Olen. But it could have been issued straight from the heart of any progressive … more
Business speaks with its spending habits, and based on the results of Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey, Rhode Island businesses are talking an optimistic game. For the first time in its eight-year history, the majority … more
The bidding to be the next "infrastructure president" has kicked into high gear. Sadly, but perhaps predictably, there is opposition. Some question the need for road and bridge repair, especially supported by the federal government. Others … more
Election and ethics reform measures approved over the past two years influenced Common Cause of Rhode Island to issue a scorecard with the highest point average in nearly a decade, according to the nonprofit organization. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello said he plans to establish a new vetting procedure in making appointments to House leadership positions next year, spurred in part by a public expectation for ethics improvements in state government. more
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