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ATTENDEES AND EXHIBITORS interact at a past Northeastern Retail Lumber Association expo hall at the R.I. Convention Center in Providence. Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced Thursday that the convention center, which has been closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is slated to reopen in August. / COURTESY NORTHEASTERN RETAIL LUMBER ASSOCIATION

Adamo: August Convention Center reopening will give state a boost

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday announced that the R.I. Convention Center can reopen for business in August, about 17 months after it...
PRODUCT TEST: Amanda Jamieson, left, assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Brown University, holds plaque assays of GC Ink, a graphene ink developed by Graphene Composites USA Inc. that is believed to kill viruses when applied to surfaces. Brown researchers, including Delia Demers, center, and Meredith Crane, are testing the product thanks to a grant GC received from the R.I. Commerce Corp.’s Innovation Voucher Program. / COURTESY GREG SERPA

Where is Commerce headed? McKee may give R.I. agency new direction...

Amid the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic last June, Daniel J. McKee appeared frustrated. McKee, then Rhode Island’s lieutenant governor, took the unusual step of...
MIXED SIGNALS: Gov. Daniel J. McKee has earned a reputation as an advocate for small businesses but has angered many of them with a budget proposal to tax Paycheck Protection Program loans over $150,000. The plan would generate about $67.7 million in general revenue over two fiscal years. / AP PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Proposed PPP tax ignores ongoing pandemic threat

Rhode Island’s leading small-business advocate as lieutenant governor has sent mixed signals to that constituency since taking over as governor last month. On April 12,...

Develop a vision for ARP aid

The state is expecting $1.1 billion in new federal pandemic relief, just over a year after receiving – and finally spending – $1.25 billion....

Officials: R.I. still on track to vaccinate 70% of eligible residents...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island remains on target to vaccinate 70% of residents age 16 and older by May 15, according to public health officials,...

Matos sworn in as Rhode Island’s lieutenant governor

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Sabina A. Matos made history Wednesday when she was sworn in as Rhode Island's lieutenant governor, the first person of color...

Matos confirmed as R.I.’s 70th lieutenant governor

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate voted to confirm Sabina Matos as the state’s 70th lieutenant governor on Tuesday at Rhode Island College. Matos, 47, who...

Parlange named next president of University of Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Marc B. Parlange has served in various education roles all around the world. Now, he will move from the land down...

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...

M&G Trucking: PPP tax ‘could be devastating for us’

PROVIDENCE – Melody Majkut went from a feeling of relief when her business received a federal Paycheck Protection Program loan to shock after she...

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