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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday night is expected to address Rhode Islanders in her 2018 State of the State Address./MARK MURPHY

Raimondo in 2018 State of the State emphasizes school reconstruction and...

PROVIDENCE – In her annual address to the General Assembly, and Rhode Islanders in general, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized the economic and job...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said the state will increase the resources for foster families in fiscal 2019. /COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.

Raimondo proposes $1.4M more for foster families

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will recommend a $1.36 million increase in state financial support for foster families starting in July,...
SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATION: David Osborne joined Virgin Pulse following the company’s acquisitions of GCC and ShapeUp, and as CEO led the successful integration of the three organizations. Part of that success is due to building a culture that helps employees grow, perform at their best and develop their expertise. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

‘Focus on the people already working for you’

As CEO of Virgin Pulse, David Osborne is responsible for streamlining, optimizing and scaling the company as it solidifies its position as the largest...

Is Rhody a player for Amazon HQ2?

In an introductory video for the Rhode Island pitch to Amazon.com, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo describes Rhode Island as a “small pond in a...
T.F. Green Airport has started using the recently completed 5-23 runway extension./R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Officials celebrate T.F. Green runway extension completion

WARWICK – Aviation, state and city authorities gathered on Monday to celebrate the recent completion of a massive runway extension project at T.F. Green...
AS OF SEPT. 25, the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship led 1,478 first-time, full-time students to enroll at the Community College of Rhode Island. / COURTESY CCRI

More students won’t push bottom line for CCRI

WARWICK – Passage of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship led more than 1,400 first-time, full-time students to enroll at the Community College of Rhode...

Tourism funding frustration grows

The fiscal 2018 budget finally signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Aug. 3 again shifts tourism funding, and some regional council directors...
MAYORS AND TOWN managers from 25 communities in Rhode Island met with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Thursday. From left to right, Johnston Mayor Joe Polisina, Lincoln town administrator Joe Almond, Warren town manager Jan Reitsma. Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and Cumberland Mayor William Murray. /COURTESY THE GOVERNORS COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE

Mayors meet with Raimondo on budget impasse

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-five mayors and town managers from across Rhode Island met Thursday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to discuss the implications of a...
Gina M. Raimondo has vetoed a bill that would have automatically extended expired municipal employee and teacher contracts. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo vetoes automatic contract extension bill

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo vetoed legislation Wednesday that would have extended municipal labor contracts indefinitely if they were not renegotiated by expiration,...

R.I. recovers jobs lost in recession, unemployment beats national average

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island was 4.2 percent in June, an increase from May’s 4.1 percent, according to a...
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