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GOV. GINA M RAIMONDO and the R.I. Department of Education announced a new program that would offer high school juniors from low-income families to financial incentives prepare for the college application process. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New RIDE program pays low-income high school juniors to prepare for...

PROVIDENCE – High school juniors may now be eligible for up to $2,000 in short- and long-term payments to help afford college preparation tasks,...
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president of Collette Travel Services Inc., is pictured right standing next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., former president and current Collette CEO. On Wednesday, the Pawtucket-based company announced it planned to create "75-plus" full-time jobs in the local market over the next "several years." / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Local growth plans in the works, says Collette

PAWTUCKET - Less than one week after an announcement by the Pawsox that they planned to pursue a stadium deal in Worcester, Mass., one...
THURSDAY, at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other business community leaders announced WindWinRI. A $100,000 Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the program is designed to build a workforce pipeline for the wind energy industry among today's high schoolers. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Governor, Real Jobs RI promote R.I. as home to next-gen wind...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As offshore wind farms begin to pop up along the Eastern Seaboard, Rhode Island – home to the first such alternative...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced Wednesday a plan to help Rhode Islanders in recovery land jobs and skills training opportunities through a $4 million, federally-funded initiative. Rhode Island College President Frank D. Sanchez, left, will co-chair an ad-hoc committee to generate guidelines which local businesses can follow to be known as "recovery friendly." / COURTESY

New initiative to match Rhode Islanders in recovery with jobs

PROVIDENCE - In an effort to reach Rhode Islanders in recovery and match them with open jobs and skills training opportunities, on Wednesday, Gov....
A RENDERING OF Citizens Financial Group's new 420,000-square-foot campus in Johnston. Construction is expected to begin this year with occupancy projected for late 2018. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK

Interstate 295 interchange opens in Johnston near Citizens’ new office park

JOHNSTON – A new highway interchange off Interstate 295 in Johnston officially opened Friday to serve Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s new office park and...
RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 4.3 percent in June 2018. After revisions, this represents the lowest rate the state has seen since 2001. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I.’s 4.3% June unemployment rate mirrors figures last seen in 2001

PROVIDENCE – Falling 0.1 percentage points, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in June according to a report from the...
BY EXECUTIVE ORDER THURSDAY, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo designated Sunday, July 29 as the 2018 Governor's Bay Day. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the local tradition. / PBN FILE PHOTO/K. CURTIS

Raimondo selects July 29 as 2018 Governor’s Bay Day

PROVIDENCE - Marking the 30th anniversary of the local tradition, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order naming Sunday, July 29 as the...
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has vetoed three bills./ COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO

Raimondo vetoes 3 bills, describing two as well-intentioned but flawed, one...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo vetoed three bills approved by the General Assembly on Thursday, describing two as well-intentioned but potentially damaging, and...
Most elected officials representing Rhode Island statewide and nationally will draw opponents this year.PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo, McKee, Whitehouse and Cicilline draw primary challenges

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo drew two challengers for the upcoming Democratic Primary Sept. 6, while three Republicans and five other candidates have...

OHIC, HSRI pursue health care reinsurance to reduce 2020 rates

PROVIDENCE — HealthSourceRI and the R.I. Office of Health Insurance Commissioner are pursuing a federal waiver to set up a health care reinsurance program...
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