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Rhode Island's first female governor entered office in January with an intimate knowledge of both investment as a tool for growth and the state's almost desperate need for it. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has wasted no time trying to use her … more
As a candidate, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s opposition to the pending $75 million 38 Studios deal was both a pillar of his platform and symbol of his governing philosophy of fundamentals over special deals and big projects. Looking back on four years in office, Chafee’s warnings about 38 Studios proved correct, but that didn’t prevent the company’s collapse from casting a shadow over much of his term. Even if many of his priorities never made it through the legislature, Chafee argues that history will look back favorably on his record, which includes a pension overhaul, budget stability and no scandals. more
When President Barack Obama visits Rhode Island later this month, he will dine on local and regional cuisine created by one of the state’s top chefs. more
(Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider next month.) more
Alec Beckett, creative partner at Nail Communications Inc., had a nervous election night on Nov. 4. 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
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to appoint former Gov. Lincoln Almond’s chief of staff, Michael DiBiase, as her director of administration. more
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley found itself on the receiving end of an unexpected gift in December. more
In 2014, the General Assembly considered new legislation to address environmental and land-use regulation in the state. Some of the new laws that passed follow in the footsteps of last year’s efforts to minimize the impacts of regulation, environmental and otherwise, on business. Such efforts continue to be important and critical to our economic growth. more
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