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Rhode Island
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Government

Too many employees working for the state

To the editor, Your Top List ranking of Rhode Island employers on March 5 lists state government, with 16,000, as the largest by far...

Rite Care churn gives state black eye

The federal government has given Rhode Island – and the rest of the country – a budgetary gift. Because of stricter requirements to...
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Nine signs of an overly political organization

At a time when government seems to be overrun by “political” roadblocks, remember the same issues that cause problems there – selfishness, greed, petty...

Good investments are important for R.I.

Just as the state should be careful how it cuts spending (see this week’s lead editorial, on RIte Care), it must also take great...

Paint makers to appeal to R.I. Supreme Court

PROVIDENCE – Two paint manufacturers today filed notices they will appeal Superior Court Associate Justice Michael A. Silverstein’s Feb. 26 ruling in the state’s...
CAREMARK CEO Mac Crawford, right, and CVS CEO Tom Ryan leave the stage in New York Nov. 2 after announcing the deal, then valued at $21B.  Crawford is to be chairman of CVS/Caremark and Ryan, president and CEO. /

Caremark shareholders approve CVS takeover

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – “A substantial majority” of shareholders of Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) voted to approve the company’s buyout by CVS Corp. (NYSE:...

CPI rises in Feb. as real earnings fall

WASHINGTON – The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) last month rose 0.5 percent to 203.499 (1982 = 100), 2.4 percent above...

$5M bid to run libraries is <br> ‘disappointing,’ mayor says

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, library officials...

EPA issues N.E. Community Energy Challenge

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is challenging communities across New England to examine their energy use, improve energy efficiency, adopt renewable-energy options...

Portuguese consulate to stay in Providence

WASHINGTON – Portugal will keep open its consulate in Providence, Portuguese Consul Ricardo Cortes yesterday told U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, state...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am