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Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
(Updated, 5:30 a.m.) The R.I. House Finance Committee on Tuesday night approved an $8.7 billion state budget that maintains most of what Gov. Gina M. Raimondo had proposed in her inaugural budget proposal. more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved the state’s controversial pension reform settlement, passing it on to the General Assembly, which has final say. more
In supporting the creation of the College & University Research Collaborative, the Rhode Island Foundation hoped to give state leaders impartial and focused data to inform policy debates. The tool would be a series of research projects on … more
One of the biggest concerns of businesses these days is meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. This is because the legislation is huge, more than 20,000 pages and growing, complex and ever changing. Among the most … more
The first-ever Institute for Design and Public Policy at the Rhode Island School of Design brings together 24 leaders and strategists from Aug. 2-8 to focus on how to use human-centered design to address complex public policy issues. more
A report released Thursday reveals several ongoing challenges that face racial and ethnic minorities in Rhode Island’s workforce, which persist largely among the Latino, black and Southeast Asian communities. more
Rhode Island ranks among the bottom 10 states for tax friendliness, coming in sixth-worst, according to the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index. more
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