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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
Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
Faced with the challenge of addressing rising costs that threaten the quality of patient care, members of the health care community gathered at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Feb. 16 for the annual Health Care Summit hosted by Providence … more
The path of health care reform never has been clear or direct. And last fall's presidential election has not made trying to predict its future any easier. Thus, the timing of the Providence Business News Health Care Summit was propitious. … more
Newport's Point neighborhood sits just feet above sea level, north of the piers and public spaces that draw so many tourists every year to the City by the Sea. The problem is that for this historic neighborhood, at least, it's more like City in the … more
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