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FOCUSED: Gina M. Raimondo is running against Matt Brown in the Democratic Party primary Sept. 12. She’s touting her role in getting Rhode Islanders back to work and efforts to boost job training.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Governor’s push for clean energy moves forward on eve of primary...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's clean energy plan for Rhode Island is moving forward this week, the state announced on the eve of...

Gubernatorial candidates all talk jobs: Do their plans add up?

Every candidate for governor wants to create jobs. But how would they do it?Do they offer a comprehensive solution for the Ocean State, where...

Trump moves to ease Obama auto-mileage rules, California’s clout

NEW YORK - The Trump administration, taking aim at one of former President Barack Obama’s signature environmental achievements, is proposing to suspend required increases...
WORKERS BROKE GROUND on renovations for the Prospect Heights Housing Project which was built in 1941-1942 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

$42M renovations break ground at Pawtucket’s Prospect Heights Apartments

PAWTUCKET - Nearly a year after WinnCompanies and Omni Development Corp. were approved by the Pawtucket Housing Authority for a joint venture ground lease...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO recently signed an executive order at Thundermist Health Center calling for equitable access to behavioral health care. / COURTESY THUNDERMIST HEALTH CENTER

Raimondo’s executive order calls for equitable access to behavioral health

WOONSOCKET – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Friday at Thundermist Health Center calling for access to behavioral health care at a...
THREE LOCAL MANUFACTURERS were recently approved by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors to receive Innovation Vouchers, bringing the program's total to 50 awarded vouchers representing $2.3 million in investment.

3 manufacturers round out Innovation Voucher recipients at 50

PROVIDENCE – Three late Monday additions to the roster of Innovation Voucher recipients, all within the manufacturing industry, have brought the total to 50, representing...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO, left, delivers a meal to a woman during the 2017 March for Meals Campaign. / COURTESY MEALS ON WHEELS OF RHODE ISLAND

Meals on Wheels raises record $58K for 2018 March for...

PROVIDENCE – Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island raised a record $58,900 during its 2018 March for Meals annual fundraising and public awareness campaign...
THE MENTAL HEALTH Association of Rhode Island will sponsor mental health month this May, kicking off May 1 at the Governor’s State Room at the State House in Providence.

Mental health month kick-off at State House May 1

PROVIDENCE – This year’s kick-off for mental health month in May, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island, will focus on mental...
HOSPITAL LEADERS recently testified in opposition to proposed state cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Hospital leaders testify against cutting state match to Medicaid funds

PROVIDENCE – On Thursday, hospital leaders from throughout the state testified at the House Committee on Finance’s Human Services Subcommittee hearing on the Executive...

Commerce RI accepting applications for third round of Wavemaker Fellowship program

PROVIDENCE - The state's Wavemaker Fellowship program that provides recent graduates working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields with student loan reimbursement is...
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