Updated January 24 at 4:24pm
Public Policy
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David Foster of Chicago got a stunning and welcome early Christmas present for him, his wife and three young children in late 2014. more
BOSTON – The city is suing the Mass. Gaming Commission, challenging the commission’s awarding of the sole Boston-area casino license to a Wynn Resorts project in Everett, according to the Boston Globe’s website. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
Whether it’s enthusiasts arguing in fantasy-football chat rooms, or readers digressing in the comment section of a controversial news item, the Internet is an arena for debate – and anyone with access can join. So, it’s no wonder an issue about the Internet – net neutrality – has become a hotly contested issue. more
A new AmeriCorps program is designed to help a small number of teens better make the connection between workforce development and community service. more
Developing plans to encourage economic development will be priorities for state officials and their counterparts in Providence this year. more
Warwick’s Elizabeth Mill, a 19th-century structure that a development company had initially said could be transformed into apartments, retail and office space instead will be torn down and replaced with a modern building. City officials hope the new mixed-use building will spur other development around T.F. Green Airport. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Twenty-nine years after a Rhode Island law required at least 10 percent of all state contract and purchase awards to go to minority- or women-owned companies, some representatives of these businesses say they are still waiting for the promised share of public work. more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
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