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Poll: Gorbea leading R.I. governor’s race

PROVIDENCE – A new poll by The Boston Globe and Suffolk University shows Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea leading the Rhode Island governor’s...

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Senate Majority Leader McCaffrey will not seek reelection after 28 years in office

PROVIDENCE – A veteran Democratic leader in the R.I. Statehouse is stepping down after nearly three decades in office. Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey, D-Warwick,...
ELIZABETH M. TANNER, who has been the R.I. Department of Business Regulation's director since 2017, has been appointed as the state's new commerce secretary. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

DBR director Tanner named new R.I. commerce secretary

PROVIDENCE – The director of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation will shift over to R.I. Commerce Corp. to serve as the state’s new...

Despite consumer comfort, inflation reinforces pressure on hospitality industry

PROVIDENCE – As inflation hits its highest rates in decades, the hospitality industry is feeling the impacts of widespread financial strain despite consumers' increasing...

Lawsuit filed against new state restriction on firearm magazines

PROVIDENCE – Within days of Gov. Daniel J. McKee signing three gun-control measures into law, a legal challenge was filed in federal court on...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase by 162, with no deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 162, with no new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Friday.     Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS announced Friday 18 honorees for its annual Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards program.

PBN unveils 2022 Healthiest Employers honorees

PROVIDENCE – Eighteen organizations have been named as honorees in Providence Business News’ 2022 Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards program. All the honorees for...
REP. BLAKE A. FILIPPI, R-New Shoreham, will not seek re-election this November after eight years. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. House Minority Leader Filippi won’t seek reelection

PROVIDENCE – The top Republican in the R.I. House of Representatives will not seek reelection this November. Rep. Blake A. Filippi, R-New Shoreham, who has...

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MAKING A MARK: Gaining influence takes time in U.S. House

When he arrived at the U.S. Capitol in January 2001 as a newly elected House member, Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., understood that helping Rhode Islanders solve problems was a big part of the job. After a shooting accident in 1980 ended his hopes of becoming a police officer, he slowly climbed the local political ranks. Langevin served six terms...

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The War for Life Sciences Talent: Creating Offers Beyond the Paycheck

In the ongoing “war for talent,” employers are having to come up with different strategies to find and keep top talent. In particular, the...

Strategic Planning and Analysis Helps Healthcare Organizations Navigate its Future

Strategic planning is often considered the province of large, complex health systems: a largely academic exercise that saps time and attention away from more...

Women in Science: Cracking the Code

To stay competitive globally, the nation needs the talent and creative ability of all of its people—both women and men. However, women make up...

Customers Bank Hires Ashley Ricard as AVP, Portfolio Manager...

Customers Bank, a top 100 national bank with nearly $20 billion in assets, hired Ashley Ricard as AVP, Portfolio Manager/Commercial Banking, New England; based...

Tilley Elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for...

Steven W. Tilley- SMT Capital, LLC., was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of Saint Elizabeth Community at its 140th Annual Meeting in...

Flaherty Elected Vice Chair of Board of Trustees for...

Claire C. Flaherty was elected Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees for Saint Elizabeth Community at its 140th annual meeting. Claire began her tenure with Saint...

JF Moran Named One of the 17 Top Logistics...

JF Moran is proud to have been recognized as one of the Top 17 Logistics Startups & Companies in New England by Freight.Coffee, a...

The John E. Fogarty Foundation Announces 2022 Grant Recipients

May 25, 2022: Providence, RI --- The John E. Fogarty Foundation for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) is pleased to award over...

Director of Actuarial Consulting

Brian W. Corbett, EA, ASA Director of Actuarial Consulting Brian Corbett has been promoted to the Director of Actuarial Consulting. His consulting responsibilities as Director are...

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