Updated May 2 at 9:45am
Public Policy
462 results total, viewing 111 - 120
Rhode Island again ranks among the worst states for its taxes on businesses, according to the 2015 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. more
WalletHub rated the best states to be rich or poor from a tax perspective, and unfortunately, Rhode Island lands among the worst states, regardless of income. more
Park is the most common street name in the Ocean State, as well as in Connecticut and Massachusetts, according to a study conducted by The Washington Post. more
Seven communities will share a $2.3 million grant from the federal Department of Education to add more prekindergarten programs. more
The board of directors for the R.I. Commerce Corporation is set to talk at 4 p.m. Wednesday about “the investment of public fund in relation” to The Corporate Marketplace Inc., which was the recipient of a $4 million loan guaranty under the same program that made guarantys to 38 Studios LLC. more
Rhode Island will receive $10.2 million in federal funds to expand the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. Originally created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal funds are designed to help at-risk families voluntarily receive home visits from nurses, social workers and trained parent educators to improve health, child development and school readiness, according to a release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
A study conducted by the Tax Foundation found that Rhode Island collected $966 in state and local income tax collections per person in 2011, ranking the state No. 17 in the country for highest per-capita combined collections. more
R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, who helped push through changes to the struggling employee retirement system, won the Democratic nomination to run for governor of the nation’s smallest state in November. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is tackling the pothole problem. At a press conference Wednesday at Plain and Beacon streets, he announced steps being taken to address the numerous potholes plaguing the city. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
« Prev | 1 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 47 | Next »