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In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport’s waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. more
When I became speaker of the House of Representatives two years ago, I wanted to send a clear message that reform was critical to moving our state forward. more
A key piece of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's strategy to help create more high-paying jobs is to develop a more robust medical technology and life sciences sector. Four years ago, a group of businesses in the med-tech sector formed an industry … more
High Rock Development, owner of the what is known as the Superman Building in Providence, and developer Cornish Associates, called a press conference on May 5 to announce … what exactly? Two years ago High Rock put forth a plan to … more
Rhode Islanders gave the state’s public school system a collective C in the latest Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll. At the same time, roughly half of the poll respondents said that the state was moving in the wrong direction. more
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on Wednesday released a report warning state lawmakers against raising the estate tax exemption, saying tax breaks on the wealthiest individuals would negatively impact state revenues and further perpetuate taxpayer inequality. more
More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
A Havas PR agency representative said the company is in the midst of negotiating with the R.I. Commerce Corp. about work next fiscal year on the statewide tourism campaign. more
(Updated, 5:19 p.m.) As part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s push to trim costs in the state’s Medicaid program, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has formed a partnership with three community health centers to create three accountable care organizations. more
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