Wednesday, June 29, 2022

TOPICS

Home Tags K. Joseph Shekarchi

Tag: K. Joseph Shekarchi

Cranston gazebo project kicks off Knightsville redevelopment campaign

CRANSTON – City officials and state lawmakers recently marked the beginning of a redevelopment campaign in the Knightsville area of Cranston, starting with the...

Statewide RICAS performance drops from 2019 to 2021; leaders cite COVID...

PROVIDENCE – Results of the 2021 Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System standardized tests released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Education show that the...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE announced Thursday a proposed supplemental budget for the state to immediately spend approximately $100 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

McKee submits budget amendment plan to spend over $100M of R.I.’s...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday outlined his plan to spend nearly 10% of the state's $1.1 billion in American Rescue Plan...

McKee wants the state to use 10% of its ARPA funds...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee said he wants the state to use 10% of the $1.1 billion allocated from the American Rescue Plan...

Brewers: R.I. law hurts direct sales

A new state law allows Rhode Island brewers to sell twice as much beer directly to consumers than they could before, but local beermakers...

Is R.I. Small Business Development Fund too restrictive?

Two years have passed since lawmakers approved a controversial program giving investment firms tax credits in exchange for investing money in local companies, but...

Loan fund needs more support

Two years after lawmakers approved a new program giving investment firms tax credits in exchange for investing in local companies, the fund has only...

R.I. Office of Revenue Analysis: Film tax credit program rife with...

PROVIDENCE – Not only is the state losing money on its motion picture tax credit program, but a majority of the companies that get...
FILMING FOR "VAULT," a movie about the 1975 Bonded Vault heist, took place in downtown Providence in 2018. The film was released the following year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Is expanding the R.I. film tax credit program worth it?

Rhode Island lawmakers are hoping that increased funding for the state’s motion picture tax credit program will be the lure needed to reel in...
STATE LEADERS issued a joint statement Friday saying that the General Assembly will convene in a special session in November to consider the Fiscal Year 2021 state budget. They also said they will consider a special election for bond initiatives following the session. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

R.I. Senate passes pay equity bill

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate on Thursday approved legislation mandating equal pay for women and minorities by a vote of 33-4, with one member...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News

SPRING SALE

CLOSE

50% off for one day only

Hurry, this offer ends in:

00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds

Sign-up to get the

PBN Daily Edition

A collection of all the published news of the last 24 hours, as well as selected features from PBN’s weekly print edition.

By submitting the form you agree to PBN's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Exit Intent

PBN is becoming a habit.
You've exceeded our free article limit for the month. Keep reading this article with a subscription to PBN.

Keep reading this subscriber-only article

with a subscription to PBN.

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER? LOG IN

Register to keep reading or subscribe today to get unlimited access now.

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER? LOG IN

ANNUAL SALE

CLOSE

70% off for one day only

Hurry, this offer ends in:

00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds

Register to read all articles free - This week only!

CLOSE

One week only, get full access to all articles on PBN.com when you create a complimentary account.

One week only, get full access to all articles on PBN.com when you create a complimentary account.

 

Register today >>