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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...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO speaks to reporters Wednesday about the state budget impasse./PBN PHOTO/ MARY MACDONALD

Raimondo: legislative leaders need to resolve differences, pass a budget

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Wednesday legislative leaders need to reconcile their differences on the state’s fiscal 2018 budget, and present a...
COLLABORATIVE EFFORT: Heather Hudson, executive director of the Governor’s Workforce Board, talks with Spencer Dickinson, foreground, Prepare RI project director, and Daniel Brown, GWB chief implementation aid, at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training building in Cranston. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Summer work can boost future workforce

“Future-proof your workforce.” That’s the pitch the state is making to connect more Rhode Island teens and young adults with workforce opportunities in various sectors,...
THE 2018 TEACHER OF THE YEAR award was given Kristin Hayes-Leite, right, by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, left, Thursday morning. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Hayes-Leite named 2018 R.I. Teacher of the Year

NARRAGANSETT - In a surprise ceremony Thursday morning, veteran Narragansett High School social studies teacher Kristin Hayes-Leite was named 2018 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. An...
COMPETING PRIORITIES: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been unable to convince House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello to support her plan to offer two years of free college to R.I. High school graduates. / PBN FILE PHOTO / JAIME LOWE

Raimondo creates advisory panel on homeland security, cybersecurity

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established a Homeland Security Advisory Board to advise her on matters of security and specifically cybersecurity. The seven-member...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, right, meeting with reporters last week to discuss her budget. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MARY MACDONALD

Raimondo considers altering free tuition proposal

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Tuesday she will consider changing her proposal for two years of free state tuition, to make it less...
STATE REP. PATRICIA L. Morgan, R-Coventry, said "the vulnerable didn't ask for this to be launched before it was ready. The taxpayers didn't ask for thIs to be launched before it was ready." /COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

UHIP to-do list still lengthy

EIght months after the state launched what has been described as a broken computer system, the R.I. Department of Human Services continues to pare...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said a $27 million credit will be provided to the state to cover unexpected costs related to the rollout of the Unified Health Infrastructure Project. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. to receive $27M from Deloitte related to UHIP

PROVIDENCE – A $27 million credit will be provided to the state to cover unexpected costs related to the rollout of the Unified Health...
THE WAVEMAKER Fellowship program was first passed by the General Assembly in 2015 as part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's Jobs Plan to provide a financial incentive for Rhode Island graduates to stay in-state for a job or to start a business. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Wavemaker Fellowship program reopens for applications

PROVIDENCE – The state has reopened applications for the Wavemaker Fellowship program, which provides credits to help cover student loan repayments for graduates who...
HOUSE SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. Mattiello speaks at the annual "Eggs and Issues" breakfast on Wednesday in Lincoln.

Mattiello addresses car tax, sick leave, college tuition and minimum wage...

  LINCOLN –House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, told an audience of business owners and officials Wednesday the state needs to eliminate the car tax...
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