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R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR and Training announced an expansion of its Summer Youth Employment Program, which received $1.8 million from the Governor's Workforce Board toward that effort.

Summer Youth Employment Program awarded $1.8M

CRANSTON – The Governor’s Workforce Board awarded $1.8 million to the Summer Youth Employment Program, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday....
Governor Gina Raimondo addressing a crowd at URI. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Judge rules against Raimondo’s request for 38 Studios documents

(Update): This story has been updated to include comments from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. PROVIDENCE – A R.I....
DON LEBLANC, president of Vistaprint Corporate Solutions, says Vistaprint chose to establish a national sales office in Providence due to tax incentives and the available college-educated talent pool. /COURTESY VISTAPRINT CORPORATE

Vistaprint Corporate opening a national sales office in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Vistaprint Corporate Solutions, the Waltham-headquartered print and design company, is creating a national sales office in Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced...
THE APEX DEPARTMENT STORE SITE along the Pawtucket River is where the Pawtucket Red Sox organization wants to build its replacement ballpark for McCoy Stadium.

Pawsox unveil $83M financing deal for new baseball stadium project

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox ownership group on Tuesday announced a plan to build a new baseball stadium at the Apex in Pawtucket,...
THE PROPOSED APEX AND TIDEWATER sites for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Pawtucket. The Pawtucket Red Sox are expected to make an announcement on the development of a new stadium Tuesday afternoon. / COURTESY BRAILSFORD & DUNLAVEY

Pawsox owners, city officials to announce new stadium plans

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Red Sox, or Pawsox, owners and city officials on Tuesday are expected to announce a plan to build a new baseball stadium...
ERIC J. BEANE, left, is the newly appointed secretary of the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Courtney Hawkins, right, is the new director of the R.I. Department of Human Services. / PBN FILE PHOTO/EMILY GOWDEY-BACKUS / COURTESY COURTNEY HAWKINS

Raimondo appoints new EOHHS secretary, DHS director

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced two appointments to the state's Health Cabinet leadership on Friday.Eric J. Beane was appointed secretary of the...
SOURCE: The Economic Progress Institute

Rhode Island bizs could lose under ACA repeal

While the national debate about the future of health care rages on in Washington, D.C., local employers are left to grapple with how repealing...

Extending foster care good for youths and economy

Extending foster care to age 21 is not only the right thing to do, it is the economically sound thing to do.When Gov. Gina...

The folly of taxpayer subsidies

Recently I urged the R.I. Commerce Corp. board to reject Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s recommendation to pay tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to...
Several R.I. businesses and government agencies announced an emergency disaster allaince for cooperation between public and private sectors in the lead up, during, and the aftermath of disasters in the state. /COURTESY RIABR

R.I. departments, companies to form Rhode Island Alliance for Business Resilience

PROVIDENCE - Several Rhode Island companies and government agencies have joined together to form the Rhode Island Alliance for Business Resilience, the R.I. Emergency...
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