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GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE during his State of the State address Tuesday proposed creating a Rhode Island Higher Ed Academy to help Rhode Islanders pursue higher education and training that may not only increase the state’s overall workforce but also put the Ocean State on a path toward long-term economic recovery. AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Was Gov. Daniel J. McKee right to commit all of the...

Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s proposed $12.8 billion fiscal 2023 budget commits all of the state’s roughly $1 billion in remaining American Rescue Plan Act...

River View Hotel project in Providence off the table after failing...

PROVIDENCE – A boutique hotel that was proposed on the bank of the Providence River on a property known as Parcel 1A has fallen...
DR. JAMES MCDONALD, left, newly named interim director of the R.I. Department of Health, and Gov. Daniel J. McKee speak about the leadership transition at the department since the resignation of former Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott during a COVID-19 update press conference on Jan. 27. / SCREENSHOT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ON WPRI-TV CBS 12

Interim RIDOH Director McDonald doesn’t rule out permanent role

EAST PROVIDENCE – The new interim director of the R.I. Department of Health didn't rule  out accepting the job on a permanent basis when...

McDonald to head interim leadership team at state health department

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday named Dr. James McDonald to head an interim leadership team at the R.I. Department of Health,...

Five Questions With: Christine West

KITE Architects Inc. co-owner Christine West has served as chair of the Providence City Plan Commission since 2012, overseeing the approval process for preliminary...

‘Sutton Place,’ former Federal Hill funeral home, slated for apartments

PROVIDENCE – A former funeral home in the Federal Hill area of Providence that was most recently used as offices, including one for Demco...

National Grid revises customer rate hikes to help pay for energy...

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island customers can expect to see their bills increase starting next month to help pay for the company’s energy...

Fed plans to raise rates as soon as March to cool...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to begin raising its benchmark interest rate as soon as March, a key...

Magaziner: ‘Voters in the 2nd District know me’

CRANSTON – R.I. Treasurer Seth Magaziner has changed course in seeking higher office, going from targeting the state’s highest elected post to now looking...

McKee proposes health care spending watchdog program

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee is proposing a Health Spending Accountability and Transparency program he says could help health care insurers and providers...

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