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Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert Lancia, R-Cranston, is reintroducing legislation that would create an Office of the Inspector General in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Jan. 27. Lancia said the inspector general would have broad powers to … more
It would be difficult to find a bigger fan of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau than Kristin Stone. She is general manager of the Providence Riverboat Co., which joined the PWCVB's program about three years ago. "I cannot … more
A new $6 million federal grant has been awarded to the R.I. Governor’s Workforce Board to help train between 700 and 1,000 local workers in advanced manufacturing and information technology-related skills to fill vacancies primarily in the defense industry. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has executed 13 memoranda of understanding with the Federal Highway Administration, signaling the federal government agrees with the state’s RhodeWorks program to implement bridge tolls on large commercial trucks, RIDOT announced Wednesday. more
When Andrew Cortes became an apprentice carpenter at 17, he had never swung a hammer before. He's now director of Apprenticeship Rhode Island, a $5 million nonprofit partnership between the R.I. Department of Labor and Training and The … more
In signs of a strengthening economy, businesses are increasingly reinvesting in both employees and big-ticket items despite rising health care costs and other concerns, according to Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey. … more
Newly signed legislation will promote apprenticeship training beyond mainstream trades like construction and plumbing into nontraditional ventures like manufacturing, information technology, design and management. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo attended the National Governor's Association Summer Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 15, where she spoke of next year's NGA Summer Meeting, which will be hosted in Rhode Island. It is the first time … more
Last year Providence Business News documented the shortfall in state adult job-training programs against the need – for example, in fiscal 2014, while the state averaged 47,468 unemployed people in the labor force, 1,045 received career services … more
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