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George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
Travis J. Escobar is president of Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island, an entity "dedicated to increasing the amount of millennials who #ChooseRI and improving opportunities for those who make that decision," according to its website. … more
The past two state budget cycles focused on making Rhode Island more economically competitive among New England states, according to House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello. The 52-year-old Cranston Democrat wants to see Rhode Island get "in the game" … more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott was named director of the state's Department of Health in spring 2015, bringing a wealth of experience to the post, including working as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults at Rhode Island hospitals … more
Karl Wadensten, president of Richmond-based VIBCO Vibrators, is a leader in lean processing. The concept isn't about reducing employees or jobs, but about eliminating waste and unnecessary steps in everything from government license approval to … more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
Good jobs come with benefits, Americans have been taught for the past 65 years. But what if things were different? more
America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
WOONSOCKET – Three new incentive programs were launched Dec. 11 by the state to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax-stabilization incentives and give tax credits to local companies that play a role in persuading a … more
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