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Public Policy
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The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced Friday it has received approval from the federal government to re-establish its sovereign lands in Taunton and Mashpee, a decision that will allow the tribe to proceed with construction of a resort casino. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District as of Oct. 1 and plans to leave the district with a plan to improve its fiscal stability, Acting Director of Revenue David M. Sullivan said Friday. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
Providence is trying talking cameras to deter illegal dumping. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker recently met with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the deans from four of the state's medical schools to discuss methods to combat opioid abuse in the state. According to a news release, the meeting … more
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, who took office in January, oversees the Rhode Island public-employee pension plan, which is valued at nearly $8 billion. It is the primary retirement vehicle for 60,000 current and retired state employees, … more
When Emma Beade was a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, she became invested in the idea of getting her school to divest from fossil-fuel-producing companies so it could do its part to save the planet. The student-organized Divest … more
Rhode Island’s budget process was ranked seventh in the nation, tying with Tennessee, by State Policy Reports, a Federal Funds Information for States publication. more
The R.I. Airport Corporation has turned over the relocated Winslow Park ballfields to the city of Warwick, a relocation required by the extension of the primary runway at T.F. Green Airport. more
Rhode Island ended its fiscal year with a stronger bottom line than expected, a $166.4 million general fund surplus that reflects both higher than anticipated revenue and less spending. more
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