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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...
PATRICK TIGUE has been named state Medicaid director. / COURTESY LINKEDIN

Five Questions With: Patrick Tigue

Patrick Tigue was named Medicaid director for the state of Rhode Island in March 2017, succeeding Anya Rader Wallack, who left that position in...
LINCOLN D. CHAFEE, the former governor of Rhode Island, recently announced he's mulling a run for president. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Is former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee right to say tax incentives...

Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee is back in the public eye, opposing the spate of recent tax incentives that various state agencies have been...
HOUSE Republicans mustered enough votes to pass their health-care bill on May 4. The 217-213 vote sends the American Health Care Act to the Senate. Pictured is House Speaker Paul Ryan. /BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO

AHCA could cost Rhode Island hundreds of millions

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island could lose nearly a half billion dollars in federal funding, resulting in thousands of people losing health insurance, should Congress...
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