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PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month signed an executive order immediately initiating a comprehensive review process for all regulations enforced by the executive branch. The order left in place the regulatory pause announced by the … more
The state Department of Transportation will be the latest state agency with new leadership. Peter Alviti Jr. will be nominated as the new department director, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, has introduced legislation to expand the earned income tax credit, in an effort to provide greater relief to “modest income” families. more
The 2015 snow storms have claimed their first public transportation victim – Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Beverly Scott has resigned, according to the Boston Globe. more
PROVIDENCE – Colin P. Kane, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, offered his resignation to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who has accepted it, according to a statement last month from the governor’s office. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate five members to the state Board of Education, four of whom are new. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority buildings are not contributing as they should to the economic vitality of Rhode Island, according to a report issued Wednesday by a coalition of Republican lawmakers. more
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