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McKee: R.I. ‘resilient and full of opportunity’

PROVIDENCE – Standing before a masked audience at the Statehouse, Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday struck a hopeful tone in promising to push...

McKee will seek to improve business climate in fiscal 2023 budget

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday said he will be including proposals in his fiscal 2023 budget to improve the state's business...
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU data indicates that the share of adults living with their parents has risen 80% over the past two decades, according to a report by the website / COURTESY NAMECHK.COM

Providence metro area ranked 9th highest for rate of adults living...

PROVIDENCE – A new report says 8.8% of adults in the Providence-Warwick metro area were living with their parents in 2019, the ninth-highest percentage...

Rhode Island gets $47M in federal aid to upgrade the state’s...

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island is getting $47 million in federal funding to upgrade structurally deficient bridges. The R.I. Department of Transportation is in the process...
CHRISTOPHER C. BICHO stands in a renovated, antique firehouse in Newport in 2019. He rents the firehouse as an Airbnb site. Bicho says he doesn't mind registering his site with a regulator, but he thinks oversight of short-term rental properties should be handled by either the state or the local government, not both. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Will R.I.’s new short-term rental property registry be too burdensome?

Now that every short-term rental property in Rhode Island listed on online sites such as Airbnb and VRBO will be required to register with...

Lardaro: CCI shows strong performance in Nov., but return to normalcy...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island economy continued to see expansion for the eighth consecutive month in November, with Current Conditions Index indicators registering strong...

R.I. redistricting commission keeps 113 incumbent legislators in their existing districts

PRROVIDENCE - Rhode Island's Special Commission on Reapportionment has approved its redistricting maps, keeping all 113 incumbent legislators in their existing districts. The state's political...

6 of R.I.’s 10 highest-paid state workers in 2021 employed by...

PROVIDENCE - The University of Rhode Island employed the top two bread winners in the state - and six of the top 10 -...

R.I. Ethics Commission dismisses complaint against McKee’s former chief of staff

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Ethic's Commission on Tuesday dismissed a complaint issued by the state's Republican Party against Gov. Daniel J. McKee's former...

State taking extra COVID safety measures at nursing homes and assisted...

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to keep residents, visitors and staffers safe, Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the R.I. Department of Health announced new...

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