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McKee to propose cuts to sales tax, other levies in budget...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday said his administration will propose several broad-based tax cuts in his fiscal 2024 budget, as well...
RETURN TO THE ROSTRUM: Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio takes his place at the front of the Senate chambers on Jan. 3, the first day of the 2023 General Assembly session. It’s a position Ruggerio has held since 2017. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Surplus of question marks: Decisions on tax cuts, housing policies, education...

No one would blame the General Assembly leadership if it breathed a little easier in the 2023 legislative session. After all, the top Democratic leaders...

General Assembly’s new session set to begin Jan. 3

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Improving Rhode Island's educational system is a top priority for the governor and state legislative leaders as the General Assembly's new...

What should state lawmakers prioritize at the start of the new...

State lawmakers and the governor's office start each year with a list of priority issues to address at the start of the new General...

New year brings new laws

PROVIDENCE – A number of business-related laws previously passed by the General Assembly will take effect on Jan. 1.  Among them is a 75-cent raise...

House Speaker Shekarchi’s legislative priorities include affordable housing, bioscience initiative

PROVIDENCE – With the 2023-24 legislative session just around the corner, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi on Tuesday offered a preview of his legislative...

McKee administration awards $1.4M for 77 new emergency shelter beds

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee's administration on Wednesday awarded $1.4 million to fund 77 new emergency beds to increase the statewide shelter capacity...
HOUSE SPEAKER K. Joseph Shekarchi, left, speaks on Wednesday at the Rhode Island Foundation about ways to boost the state's biotech and life sciences sector. Seated next to Shekarchi are, from left, Bob Coughlin and Travis McCready of JLL, Inc. PBN PHOTO/CHRIS ALLEN

Shekarchi backs new agency to boost biotech and life sciences

PROVIDENCE – On the heels of a newly released report looking at creating a more-thriving life sciences and biotechnology sector in the state, House...

Brown University receives $87.2M in state bonds for new Brook Street...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University said it’s completing three construction projects, including a new 125,000-square-foot dormitory on Brook Street, with the help of $87.2 million...

Economic Progress Institute touts key wins in R.I. FY 2023 budget

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s $13.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget makes some substantial investments in both the state and its residents, while leaving on...
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