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Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. board on Monday approved up to $3.3 million in tax credits for eMoney Advisor LLC, a Pennsylvania-based firm that plans to open an office downtown and hire 100 full-time employees by 2020. more
Republican leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for a fight that raises the odds of a standoff. more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced certain states with so-called sanctuary cities stand to lose billions of dollars in federal grants, again raising questions about how Providence and Rhode Island might be affected. more
The Raimondo administration on Monday awarded six Rhode Island companies a cumulative $280,000 in Innovation Vouchers, a grant program to encourage research and development projects. more
The Trump administration is attempting to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities, announcing on Monday that local governments will have to certify they aren’t impeding communication between their police and federal immigration authorities in order to continue receiving Justice Department grants. more
Like many Washington lobby groups, the U.S. Travel Association was quick to congratulate the new president on his victory last November. more
Republicans scrapped a vote on the embattled health care bill Friday as a growing number of Republicans declared they opposed the latest version just a day after President Donald Trump demanded a do-or-die vote on the longtime GOP priority. more
President Donald Trump won an important victory in his efforts to restrict travel to the U.S. from six predominantly Muslim countries, even though he still can’t enforce it. more
The Trump administration doubled down on its demand that House Republican leaders hold a vote Friday on their embattled health care bill without any changes and with lingering uncertainty about whether they have enough support to pass the measure. more
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