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Public Policy
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The Twin River Management Group on Tuesday night unveiled preliminary plans for a proposed casino here that would replace Newport Grand in Newport. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. more
Citizens Bank NA is among the top 100 most active small business lenders in the United States and ranks third in Rhode Island, according to year-end lending numbers released by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
NEW YORK - Years of debate over Obamacare have left too many people with the impression that health care problems can usually be solved by changing federal government policy. more
PROVIDENCE – A new poll shows that most Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but do not want to be taxed on either initiative. … more
To take advantage of lower interest rates, the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank has refinanced $47 million in Water Pollution Control bonds, realizing $6 million in savings. more
Daniel J. Forte is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts Bankers Association. He talks with PBN about recently introduced legislation that would increase the lending cap of credit unions. more
1 Your evaluation of economic momentum in Rhode Island reflects sustained progress. What influences that progress? My assessment of our improving momentum is based almost entirely on the performance of my Current Conditions Index, a broadly … more
It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to … more
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