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The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
(Updated, 8:30 p.m., March 18) An ordinance that proposes a uniform approach to tax stabilization agreements for projects in the former Interstate 195 corridor will be introduced to City Council this week. more
A total of more than $14.8 million in Rhode Island tax credits were granted in fiscal year 2014, according to the recently published Tax Credit and Incentive Report. more
T.F. Green Airport was supposed to be flying high again. more
In 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopted sweeping changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 that substantially altered rules on privacy, security and breach notification, and increased penalty amounts for violations. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed an increase in the minimum wage from the existing $9 an hour to $10.10, to help working families and strengthen the state’s middle class, according to a statement from her office. more
(Updated 4:47 p.m.) Reactions to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s first budget – an $8.6 billion budget intended to jump-start the economy – have been mixed. more
Six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state’s Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund), according to the R.I. Commerce Corporation and the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council. more
PBN: What are some of your goals for the first 90 days as director of HealthSource RI? WALLACK: More than 30,000 Rhode Islanders now have access to coverage that may not have been available to them … more
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