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Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday unveiled an $8.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July, weighted toward efforts to increase economic activity and create jobs in Rhode Island. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate five members to the state Board of Education, four of whom are new. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the R.I. congressional delegation, announced that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State: three from Italy, one from Ireland and one from England. more
The city’s next mayor has planned a weekend of events on Jan. 3 to mark his inauguration. 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
Rhode Island received a grade of C+, and an overall score of 76 out of 100, regarding its online spending transparency, according to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund and its affiliate RIPIRG Education Fund, which released “Following the Money 2015: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data” on Wednesday. more
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
Gordon D. Fox, the former R.I. House speaker and vice chairman of the Providence Board of Licenses, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for stealing $108,000 in campaign funds, accepting a $52,000 bribe and filing false tax returns. more
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