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Public Policy
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo warned on Thursday against the effects of Trumpcare, the president’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act, saying it would put in jeopardy health insurance coverage for 70,000 Rhode Islanders. more
A move is afoot to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing, for the purposes of allowing cities and towns in Rhode Island to meet state requirements for affordable housing. more
EMoney Advisor, an interactive financial technology firm, wants to open a software development office in downtown Providence, where it will hire up to 100 new employees. It also is seeking up to $3.3 million in tax credits, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said Wednesday. more
A manufacturing- and maker-focused technology symposium featuring demonstrations and talks will be held in the I-195 Innovation & Design District from March 26-28, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said this week. more
Last year was Rhode Island Housing’s biggest year in the more than 40 years it has been involved in mortgage lending, and 2017 is shaping up to be just as strong, the agency said Tuesday at its annual breakfast. more
Close to 500 Rhode Islanders avoided long-term admission to a nursing home and another 150 Rhode Islanders were transitioned out of such placements as a result of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s work in support of the state’s Integrated Care Initiative, the insurer said Monday. more
Providence County has the lowest tax burden among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to SmartAsset’s third annual study. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is one of 2017’s Top Women in Technology, according to Scoop News Group, a national tech media company. more
(Updated, March 22, 1:24 p.m.) A two-part series by PBN staff writers Mary MacDonald and Eli Sherman on the Providence 6-10 Connector controversy took first place in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual Best in Business competition. more
For the first time in nearly a dozen years in January, Rhode Island's jobless rate was lower than the United States as a whole. But as we look at the state's employment situation, one point must remain paramount – this is no time to lose … more
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