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Public Policy
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For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the central bank should act to bring down “stubbornly, and unacceptably, high” joblessness that’s been stuck near 9 percent or above since April 2009. more
Rhode Island businesses have long complained that too many young job seekers don't have the basic math, reading and writing skills needed to fill available jobs. At a 2012 Providence Business News Summit on Employers & Education, Community … more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, will host three enrollment assistance events across the state next month for residents eligible for a special enrollment period during tax season. more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
1Quonset Development Corporation is launching a radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com. What's behind this effort and how will it help? This campaign allows us to get the word out and let … more
Rhode Island is a perennial on the "worst state" lists that calculate tax burdens, imposing some of the highest property taxes in the nation. The most recent listing last week, by the online financial-news site WalletHub, ranked the Ocean … more
CRANSTON – Rhode Island's request for a major disaster declaration after the Jan. 26 blizzard has been granted by President Barack Obama. As a result, federal funding will be made available through the Federal Emergency Management … more
BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey said last week that she has filed draft regulations to support the new Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, which became law in Massachusetts this month. The regulations set forth the workplace rights … more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
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