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Public Policy
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Sidney “Macky” McCleary has been nominated by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to be the state’s new administrator of the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers effective Sept. 5. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
Rhode Island ranked 37th for fiscal solvency, according to a report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
Operation Clean Government is holding Candidate School, a day-long educational seminar on Saturday about how to run for political office. more
(Updated 3:23 p.m.) The House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that could have a major impact on the future of the proposed power plant in Burrillville. more
ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. more
More than 500 city employees received customer service training through the city’s Customer Service Initiative, and the mayor is looking for feedback from constituents. more
Vice President Joe Biden visited Rhode Island on Friday, where he told officials the state needs to invest more in its infrastructure, media outlets reported. more
Rhode Island rentals have become unaffordable to many working residents, a national report released on Wednesday concluded, with the Ocean State characterized as among the top 20 most-expensive states in the United States. more
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