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In the last week, three state tax incentive packages were approved, two for companies that were either adding or creating jobs in Rhode Island and one for a group developing a mixed-use project. The cost for these projects could eventually … more
The R.I. State Police on Thursday released documents from the closed criminal investigation into 38 Studios LLC, a video game company that received a $75 million taxpayer-backed loan before filing for bankruptcy in 2012. more
The U.S. has started becoming a country of protesters once again, largely in response to the proposed policies and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Wednesday set a new clean energy goal for the state, calling for 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy generation by 2020. more
According to the state’s four-year high school graduation rate report, released Monday by the R.I. Department of Education, 2016 was the highest year on record for high schoolers graduating within four years of entering secondary schools. more
More than a dozen Democratic state attorneys general urged House Republicans to end their legal fight with New York and Massachusetts over the states’ probes into whether Exxon Mobil Corp.’s public statements about climate change misled investors. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. approved up to $9.1 million in incentives for job growth and real estate development on Monday. Commerce RI also announced its selection of three vendors that will execute the state’s upcoming tourism campaign, entering into agreements with NAIL Communications, the RDW Group and NJF, an MMGY Global company. more
If President Trump keeps his promise, the U.S. will join the rest of the industrialized world and provide for some kind of paid maternity leave. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello took to Twitter on Friday to publicly chastise Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, an unusual step for a politician who rarely tweets. more
A settlement agreement has been signed with the state over the federal lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice filed in December over the failure of the state Department of Human Services to provide SNAP food stamp benefits on time to needy families due to the tangled rollout of the UHIP computer system. more
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