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Coronavirus

R.I. pauses administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccine, citing federal recommendation

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this morning, following on a recommendation to states from...

McKee unveils small-business-relief grant program

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Monday announced the details of a program designed to aid struggling small businesses by providing those that...

R.I. expands vaccine eligibility to 40 and older

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island on Monday expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility to anyone age 40 and older who lives, works or goes to...

PBN earns 8 awards, including top website, in 2021 NENPA competition

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News received eight awards from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, including three first-place honors, during the 2021 New...

COVID-19 vaccination mandates are mulled by universities, businesses

PROVIDENCE – Universities and businesses in Rhode Island are grappling with whether to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, and in the case of colleges,...

R.I. unemployment claims continue slow decline

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island declined by 1,264 week to week to 69,030, the R.I. Department...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 423, with 2 deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 423 on Thursday, with two new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said...
JOHN H. CHAFEE Center for International Business Director Mark S. Murphy will oversee the 2021 Virtual World Trade Day, themed 'The Future of Global Trade: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities', on May 26. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Virtual World Trade Day to discuss future, challenges, opportunities of global...

SMITHFIELD – Trade relationships between the United States and China and how they will operate under the Biden administration, resetting trade relations between the U.S....

Is Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s plan to tax forgiven Paycheck Protection...

In a shift from previously announced policy before he became governor, Gov. Daniel J. McKee has proposed taxing forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans greater...

R.I. requires all health insurers to cover patient copays and expenses...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is now requiring all health insurance carriers operating in the state to cover out-of-pocket expenses for customers who are seeking...

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