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R.I. needs high-paying jobs soon

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s administration has received a lot of heat for some of its economic-development initiatives, much of it based on the idea...
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has approved, and presented to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, legislation that will require local planning boards and commissions to undergo annual training on the implications of sea-level rise and the effect of development on flood plains. / COURTESY JACK NEWTON

Planning board training mandated on sea-level rise

PROVIDENCE – Legislation approved by the General Assembly and presented to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will require local planning boards and commissions to undergo...
The first phase of the Wexford Science & Technology center in Providence./ COURTESY ­WEXFORD SCIENCE & ­TECHNOLOGY

Will the Wexford Innovation Center on the former Interstate 195 land...

When a collection of local elected officials and business community leaders gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Wexford Innovation Center in Providence, they...
AGGRESSIVE GROWTH: Pictured is the interior of the Amazon fulfillment center in Fall River. According to retail analysts at Needham and Co. LLC, Amazon posted $128.5 billion in gross merchandise sales in 2016, 34 percent of all U.S. online sales, and accounted for 58 percent of all e-commerce growth in the country that year.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Amazon’s growth is bringing much-needed jobs to region, but are they...

Jerry Johnson lost his last retail job about eight years ago, when the consumer-electronics chain Circuit City shut its stores under pressure from competing...
NEIGHBORHOOD ADVOCATE: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza rides his bike by the 6-10 connector on Westminster Street in Providence most days. He says the roadway should connect neighborhoods, rather than divide them. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

State: 6-10 connector project on schedule

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo a year ago called a press conference announcing the state could no longer wait to address the deterioration of one...

Raimondo moves to aid ‘Dreamers’

Rhode Island organizations and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo have made a concerted effort to retain the state’s so-called “Dreamers,” including covering their application fees...

Explaining is job one for govt

A year ago Gov. Gina M. Raimondo made clear that the bridges of the 6-10 connector in Providence needed to be replaced, and now.The...
A STRONG RESPONSE: Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes says that the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program has increased the number of enrolled first-time, full-time students by nearly 50 percent. / PBN FILE PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Public-private support yields a big win for R.I.’s future

It’s a wonderful thing when a plan works, and the latest example is the success of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program, a signature...
RHODE ISLAND continues to rank well nationally when it comes to energy efficiency reports. The state ranked No. 3 behind Massachusetts and California, respectively. / GRAPHIC COURTESY OF ACEEE

R.I. ranks No. 3 in energy efficiency

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is third-best in the nation when it comes to energy efficiency, as it earned a perfect score for its utility...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo signed the paid sick leave bill passed by the General Assembly in a special session this month, as well as a bill that makes public certain 38 Studios investigation documents. But she vetoed the bill that would have more easily granted disability pensions to firefighters. / PBN FILE PHOTO / MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo signs paid sick leave, other legislation into law

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Thursday signed into law the paid sick leave bill passed by the General Assembly in a special session...
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