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No reason to halt growth of charter schools in R.I.

Improving our K-12 public schools to a level approaching and hopefully surpassing those of Massachusetts and other states consistently recognized for educational excellence is...

Proposed taxes on high-income earners draw pushback from business community

PROVIDENCE – Two pieces of legislation pending in Rhode Island’s General Assembly are aimed at raising taxes on high-income earners, something the state's business...

Special election to decide fate of capital improvement projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s voters have been tasked with deciding whether the state will spend $642 million on seven proposed capital improvement projects. The total...

Legislators paint grim picture of economy, need for federal aid

PROVIDENCE – A tax hike and cuts to services and programs could be on the table if Rhode Island does not receive federal aid...
STAYING CONNECTED: Yoga instructor Jackie Hattoy leads a virtual yoga class on Jan. 21 at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Your Blue Store in Cranston. By the end of 2020, the health insurer had recorded 180 online yoga sessions and its video engagement had increased by 3,000% over the prior year. / 
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Wellness programs for employees gain strength

The most isolating year that many Americans have experienced has ended and another one has started. Amid all the forced-alone or family-unit time, companies that...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO is introduced as President Joe Biden's commerce secretary nominee in a screenshot of the event earlier this month.

Has Raimondo’s blueprint worked for R.I.?

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says the economic-development initiatives her administration has enacted in Rhode Island will serve as a blueprint for the...
BUDGET TALK: Rep. Marvin L. Abney, D-Newport, chairman of the House Finance Committee, speaks during discussions before a full House vote last month on the $12.75 billion 2020-2021 state budget. House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi has said Abney will continue as finance chairman in the 2021 session. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pandemic, progressives, new House leadership could put twist on contentious issues

The 2021 legislative session is shaping up to be another severe departure from the norm, with a temporary change of venue for both chambers,...

Blue Cross, Greater Providence Chamber announce Worksite Health Awards

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-seven businesses across the Ocean State have earned recognition as healthy workplaces from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross...

Some remain unswayed on marijuana proposal

Legalized recreational marijuana seemed like a long shot when Gov. Gina M. Raimondo proposed it as a revenue generator 10 months ago, but a...
SOME BREATHING ROOM: Collection specialist Dosha Bogosian works in a sparsely populated office at XRA Medical Imaging in Cranston. While XRA’s diagnostic services have remained open for months, more of the administrative workers have returned but are keeping their distance from one another.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Many offices are sparsely filled, and it’s having negative effects

When Michael Giuttari returned in late June to his office at MG Commercial Real Estate Services Inc. in the Jewelry District of Providence, he...

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