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Providers, insurers and employers will gather Feb. 26 at a summit to focus on the Affordable Care Act – popularly known as Obamacare – and how it's affecting Rhode Island's perpetually evolving … more
1You recently resigned as director of R.I. Department of Health. How would you reflect on your tenure? I had a great four years, working with great people. … We kept a lid on infectious diseases like Ebola, measles and influenza. We kept … more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
As the summer heats up, the political season is cooling down, but it's not all sunny and clear weather going forward. more
It's nicknamed the "Taylor Swift tax," but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed tax on pricey second homes is a variation of similar fees in other states. "It is common for states to tax owner-occupied properties differently than nonowner … more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council's latest report on the state's ranking for tax revenue is not an eye opener so much as it is another punch to the solar plexus of the state's taxpayers. For fiscal 2012, the most recent year with … more
The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. Listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in 1975, … more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation aimed at tightening campaign-finance-reporting laws. The four bills, passed in both the House and Senate, now head to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo for her consideration. The … more
It's been nearly four months since Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza took over the corner office at 25 Dorrance St. While new leadership often brings a great sense of hope and optimism, the rose petals can fall quickly in Providence, where many … more
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