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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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PAWTUCKET MAYOR Donald R. Grebien, along with local officials, issued a call to action Wednesday for the state, Pawtucket, Central Falls and Hasbro to come together to find an economic package and agreement that would keep the toy company located in Pawtucket. / PBN PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Grebien calls on state and Hasbro to work together to keep...

PAWTUCKET – In a call to action, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien Wednesday issued a plea to the Governor’s Office, R.I. Commerce Corp. and...
IN A WIDE-RANGING PRESS CONFERENCE a day after the midterm election, President Donald Trump said he was open to raising corporate tax rates in order to deliver a tax cut to middle-class Americans. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Trump says he’s open to raising tax to pay for middle-class...

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he’s open to raising some tax rates to help pay for a bigger tax break for middle-class Americans.“If...

Stocks rally as vote clouds clear with no surprise

NEW YORK – U.S. equities jumped, the dollar dropped and Treasuries climbed as investors moved past the hurdle of uncertainty presented by the midterm elections...
AMOS HOUSE received a $1 million federal grant to establish the Rhode Island Re-entry Collaborative, an effort of five local organizations to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for Rhode Islanders who are transitioning back to civilian life following incarceration.

Amos House awarded $1M grant for collaborative post-incarceration re-entry program

PROVIDENCE – Amos House was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Department of Justice to provide comprehensive re-entry services for people returning to their...
HOUSE SPEAKER Nicholas A. Mattiello has won re-election in District 15 of Cranston. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

WPRI: Mattiello wins re-election

PROVIDENCE – R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello was re-elected to represent Cranston’s District 15 Tuesday, narrowly edging out Republican challenger Steven Frias, WPRI reported...
U.S. VOTERS approved about $76.3 billion of bond referendums in the midterm elections. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. voters backing at least $24.4B of bond sales

NEW YORK - Voters across the United States were backing at least $24.4 billion of bond sales to support school construction and infrastructure upgrades...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has won reelection in the gubernatorial race in Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Raimondo and Elorza re-elected by wide margins, R.I. voters approve all...

PROVIDENCE – Voters returned both Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza to second terms on Tuesday by wide margins, according to preliminary...

Magaziner expands state lending incentives to include veteran-owned businesses

PROVIDENCE – The state’s BankLocal program, which incentivizes community banks and credit unions to lend to designated types of small businesses, is being expanded...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza signed a non-utilization tax ordinance into law in October that would impose a tax equal to 10 percent of the assessed value of a residential property determined to be vacant or abandoned. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Elorza passes non-utilization tax for residential properties

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has signed into law a non-utilization tax designed to combat vacant and abandoned property in the city, the...
MARK S. HAYWARD, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, said the SBA is celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week with a series of free seminars around the state this week. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

SBA hosts free small-business seminars all week

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a series of small-business seminars around Rhode Island this week to celebrate National Veterans Small...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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8am–11am