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The chances that they’ll face each other in a presidential election may be slim, but once upon a time, Lincoln D. Chafee and Jeb Bush were classmates at the elite Andover boarding school in Massachusetts. more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. 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
Small-business owners are paying close attention to the presidential primary elections, and the majority of them say candidates from both parties only understand small business somewhat or not at all. more
A note on Lincoln Chafee. He said Friday that he was dropping out of the presidential race. I’d say that he finally admitted that he wasn’t really running in the first place. more
Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and assurances from Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino that the team was re-committing itself to minor league baseball in Pawtucket. more
Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
Greece has decisively voted “no” or “oxi” in the #greferendum. I mean, decisively. By Sunday afternoon here in the United States, the election map was a solid sea of orange for the “no” side. more
After helping to include a $15 million appropriation for mental health first aid in the fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill, Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is encouraging more Rhode Islanders to take part in this public education and awareness program. more
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