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Public Policy
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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
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. more
A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
The University of Rhode Island has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research how to improve career prospects for graduate students in the humanities. more
Rhode Island’s No. 44 ranking on the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the Tax Foundation, makes it one of the least competitive states when it comes to tax code structure. more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
The state’s workforce development partnership with Electric Boat – Pipelines to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building – will feature post-hiring training opportunities through the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, creating new opportunities for those interested in a marine trades career. more
The National Park Service has added Ram Point, a circa 1903 Colonial Revival-style summer estate located in the Avondale section of Westerly, to the National Register of Historic Places. more
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