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Christine Ferguson is so enthusiastic about the state’s new health-benefits exchange that she mistook a summit on its offerings co-sponsored by Providence Business News for a wedding. But it wouldn’t be surprising to find Ferguson, HealthSourceRI’s executive director, at a wedding explaining the exchange and asking for business cards. more
The United States has lost a year of scientific innovation due to the budget cuts known as sequestration. Faced with limited resources, the nation’s largest supporters of research in medicine, science and engineering have funded very little new work in the past year, focusing instead on projects already underway. New ideas from scientists in Rhode Island and around the country have been put on hold. If these budget reductions continue, the nation can and will lose its pre-eminence in science and technology. more
Jason Learning, a nonprofit established by oceanographer Robert Ballard that teaches students about science, technology, engineering and math, is expected to receive $500,000 in Rhode Island state funding on Monday. more
The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services has allocated nearly $800,000 in competitive grants to three Rhode Island institutions to support programs for adults and children. more
The economy expanded at faster pace in the second quarter from the previous three months, a sign the U.S. was weathering federal budget cutbacks and higher taxes. more
Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday. more
Choice was the word Wednesday morning at the Providence Business News Summit on the Health Benefits Exchange, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Providence-Warwick. more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded $2.7 million to Rhode Island to help fight unreasonable rate increases and enhance health care pricing transparency, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced Monday. more
Co-chair of the newly created Gun Safety Task Force talks about the group’s goals. more
A majority of educators were rated effective or highly effective, according to the Year One Report on public school teacher and administrator evaluations, released by the R.I. Department of Education Friday. more
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