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Social Welfare
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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island families will have access to a multistate consortium to invest money for disability-related expenses, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced on April 12. The consortium will manage a tax-advantaged investment … more
Rhode Island is the ninth-most-expensive state for child care in the nation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. more
Last year, the General Assembly and the governor took an important first step to help thousands of working families make ends meet by increasing the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit — a tax benefit for workers earning $50,000 or less — to 12.5 percent of the federal credit. more
(Updated 11:33 a.m.) World War II Foundation/Tim Gray Media documentary films were nominated for eight regional Emmy Awards at the 39th annual Boston/New England Awards competition. more
For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital raised $436,003 at its 12th annual radiothon on Thursday. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
I had a grant application due last week. It posed the simple question: "What experience has prepared you to carry out your mission?" I felt obliged to answer honestly: absolutely nothing. When I started Edesia, I had none of the required … more
The longtime chief operating officer of Crossroads Rhode Island has been named the Career Achievement winner in the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, while the outstanding Mentor honoree is an entrepreneur who owns and operates three companies committed to equity in sports. more
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