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Public Policy
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(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
A R.I. Superior Court judge on Friday ruled against a group of retired Cranston police and firefighters who sued the city and Mayor Allan W. Fung in 2012 for cutbacks made to retirement benefits. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is devoted to making lives better. "There is a clear mission in everybody's day-to-day work," said Peter Marino, CEO and president of the Smithfield and Providence-based nonprofit HMO. "We want to … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
Brett Smiley will be Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s next chief of staff. more
The legislature recently held hearings on several firearms-related bills, one of which would bar those with concealed carry permits from bringing guns into schools. This includes school staff. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
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