Saturday, July 24, 2021

TOPICS

Home Economy Government

Government

STATE OFFICIALS have awarded 12 local nonprofits $120,000 in grants from its new RI Gives Vax Challenge vaccine incentive program. / AP FILE PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

R.I. Gives Vax Challenge awards $120K to 12 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – For the second time this week, local nonprofits became beneficiaries of grants thanks to more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Gov. Daniel J....

McKee signs bill allowing eateries to continue outdoor dining

PROVIDENCE (AP) — Gov. Daniel J. McKee has signed into law legislation allowing restaurants to continue to use COVID-19 modifications, including outdoor dining and...

Mass. House OKs sports betting bill but fate in Senate uncertain

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House lawmakers have overwhelming approved a bill to legalize sports betting in the state, but it's fate in the state Senate remains...

CRMC chairwoman resigns

PROVIDENCE – The chairwoman of a council of state coastal regulators has resigned amid increasing scrutiny over its decisions and makeup of the appointed body. In...

Some economists think the pandemic-fueled national recession lasted just two months,...

The National Bureau of Economic Research’s Business Cycle Dating Committee on July 19 said the pandemic-fueled national recession lasted just two months, ending in...
WORK SITE: Amy Grzybowski, future director of a planned higher education center in northern Rhode ­Island, visits the building in downtown Woonsocket that will be converted into the center by late 2021 or early 2022. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Downtown Woonsocket getting a higher-ed boost

The workforce in southern Rhode Island got a helping hand in getting crucial training when the state opened the Westerly Education Center four years...
Dan McConaghy was named executive director of the R.I. Convention Center Authority in March after an eight-month stint as deputy director of the R.I. Department of Administration. Prior to that, McConaghy worked in real estate and construction. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Survive and advance

Daniel P. McConaghy | R.I. Convention Center Authority executive director There’s a popular phrase in the college basketball universe: Survive and advance. It’s about using the...
LONG VIEW: Gov. Daniel J. McKee and other state Democratic leaders are focusing on long-term projects for the state’s $1.1 billion share of new federal pandemic aid. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Federal pandemic aid can help now and the long term

While Rhode Island state leaders are focused on hoarding an estimated $1.1 billion in new federal pandemic aid, a different political dynamic is playing...
John J. Igliozzi Jr. / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Five Questions With: John J. Igliozzi Jr.

John J. Igliozzi Jr. | President, Providence City Council 1. What are your top priorities as council president? Priority No. 1 is stabilizing our...

How will states tax remote work?

After finally getting the hang of remote work, employers could face new headaches around tax policies for workers whose home offices had them working...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News

Register to read all articles free - This week only!

CLOSE

One week only, get full access to all articles on PBN.com when you create a complimentary account.

One week only, get full access to all articles on PBN.com when you create a complimentary account.

 

Register today >>

Sign-up to get the

PBN Daily Edition

A collection of all the published news of the last 24 hours, as well as selected features from PBN’s weekly print edition.

By submitting the form you agree to PBN's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We’re glad you are enjoying PBN.