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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...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo announced Tuesday that Rhode Island has used all of its $1.25 billion in CARES Act funds. / COURTESY R.I. CAPITOL TV

Raimondo: R.I. is on track to use ‘every dollar’ of CARES...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is on track to spend every dollar of the state's $1.25 billion slice of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...
CHRIS PARISI, right, co-founder and leader of the Rhode Island Small Business Coalition, calls the state's grant programs to help local businesses as a failure. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I.’s pandemic grant programs falling short for some businesses

PROVIDENCE – The state is making a final push this month to get what remains of its $1.25 billion federal stimulus out to local...
AHEAD OF the state's two week pause period, where many businesses will be shut down to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Wednesday an additional $100 million for Rhode Island businesses and families. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo announces additional $100M for R.I. businesses, families

PROVIDENCE – Ahead of the state’s two week pause period, where many businesses will be shut down to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gina...
CRUCIAL CREATION: Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, medical director of community relations at Care New England Health System, says forming an independent committee to plan the state’s vaccine distribution will build trust in the process. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Slow-spending R.I. has two months to disperse $900M in CARES Act...

Rhode Island officials rejoiced when they learned in March that the state would get a $1.25 billion slice of the federal coronavirus relief package....

New small-business coalition, McKee pressure state for portion of CARES Act...

PROVIDENCE – Small-business owners, Rhode Island Lt. Governor Dan McKee and other elected officials announced Tuesday the formation of the R.I. Small Business Coalition...

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