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According to a new study by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, a state sales tax of 3 percent would provide the best value in terms of new jobs and state budget impact, compared with cutting the sales tax altogether. more
Daniel Shedd, president of Taylor Box Co. in Warren, is optimistic about the long-term prospects of HealthSource RI, the state’s new health-benefits exchange, and expects most small businesses will eventually use it to get insurance. more
Lincoln D. Chafee has been a Republican, an independent and, for the past few months, a Democrat, along the winding political trail that’s taken him from mayor of Warwick to U.S. senator and, for the last three years, governor. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts business leaders appear open to “a modest hike in the state’s $8 per hour minimum wage,” but only if the state enacts business-friendly reforms in the unemployment insurance system, The Associated Press reported last week. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has extended the deadline for the submission of recreation acquisition and development grants to Dec. 6. more
PROVIDENCE – Three state legislators were honored last week by the R.I. Farm Bureau during the organization’s 60th annual awards event. more
A secure, online network has been designed to help primary care doctors coordinate care confidentially with behavioral-health providers. more
Rhode Island nursing home owners have become accustomed to cuts in state Medicaid reimbursements in recent years, just as they’ve gotten used to the rapid pace of change in how they and other care providers are paid for their services. more
Of the 4,400 applications for health insurance for individuals processed in the first month of HealthSource RI, the state’s new health-insurance exchange, 26-year-old Tori’s Hitchiner wasn’t among them. more
Trolls – once devious, fearsome members of a mythical race – are now an unwelcomed reality in our modern innovation economy. more
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