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Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
During her campaign, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized that turning Rhode Island’s economy around was a long-term project. Who, after all, can engineer a statewide recovery within, say, 100 days? more
BOSTON – Suffolk Superior Court Judge Janet L. Sanders rejected a controversial deal that would have allowed Partners HealthCare to acquire three community hospitals and add hundreds of doctors to its network, The Boston Globe reported. more
New power plants will replace closing power plants, but energy supply is still predicted to fall short in Rhode Island, likely costing ratepayers more in the future. more
Stefan Pryor, nominee for state Secretary of Commerce, received a unanimous endorsement Tuesday from a Senate committee reviewing his appointment as Rhode Island’s first executive officer overseeing all aspects of economic development. more
Quonset Development Corporation is launching a new radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com, an online initiative to make job seekers aware of positions in the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville. more
John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of the board for Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company for Lincoln’s Twin River, has helped develop a diversification strategy that includes the July 2014, $250 million purchase of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, Miss. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced $150,000 in farm-viability grant funding for projects that “enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.” more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Roger A. Picard, D-Woonsocket, has introduced legislation aimed at helping Rhode Islanders at “economically vulnerable stages of life” by providing state income tax breaks. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey testified last month before the Mass. Gaming Commission about her commitment to ensuring the state’s planned casinos uphold their commitments to host and surrounding communities. more
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