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Inmates suffering from substance abuse problems at the R.I. Department of Corrections women’s minimum facility now have additional support to help them recover and succeed upon re-entering the community. more
The Rhode Island Bays, Rivers and Watersheds Coordination Team announced Monday that it will dedicate roughly $900,000 to stormwater management, maritime economic development, climate change adaptation and freshwater monitoring in fiscal year 2014. more
One of the economic issues Rhode Island policymakers would like to understand empirically is if the state’s personal income tax is driving high-wage earners out of state. more
Direct state and local government spending in Rhode Island increased 1.1 percent between fiscal 2010 and fiscal 2011, less than the 1.7 percent increase nationally, according to a report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Tuesday. more
The R.I. Economic Development Corporation board of directors has selected San Francisco-based Salesforce as the agency’s new client relationship management system, the agency announced Monday. more
The surprise ouster of charismatic CEO Giovanni Feroce in March was the start of a larger, organizationwide shakeup at Alex and Ani LLC than company leaders have acknowledged, according to former employees. more
(Updated, 9:13 p.m.) HealthSource RI has received a $6.1 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to assist with its small-business efforts. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity on Tuesday published a report outlining specific ways the state can trim $200 million in non-essential spending to fund tax cuts in the fiscal year 2015 state budget. more
Unemployment benefits for 1.3 million people in the U.S. are poised to end Dec. 28 as Democrats failed in their last-ditch effort to extend the jobless assistance before the House adjourns tomorrow. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council set its agenda for the next two years at its annual meeting, held Monday evening at the R.I. Convention Center. more
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