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R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has charged Jeffrey Britt with a felony count of money laundering related to a political mailer endorsing his client R.I. Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello during his 2016 re-election campaign. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL

Mattiello 2016 campaign consultant charged with money laundering

PROVIDENCE – Jeffrey Britt, a former paid consultant to House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello in his 2016 reelection campaign, has been charged with a...

GA wants to jump-start investment in small businesses but new fund...

A messy debate has been unfolding in the halls of political power in Rhode Island over how the state should help small businesses with...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO sharply criticized the Small Business Development Fund, an investment program created by the General Assembly in 2019. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo criticizes General Assembly’s small-business program

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo didn’t veto the state 2020 fiscal budget over the General Assembly’s insertion of a new tax credit program...
BUSY CARETAKER: Victoria Mitchell, a certified nursing assistant at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, says she and her co-workers care for up to 11 patients per shift, bathing, dressing and feeding each one in turn. It is an increase from the eight patients Mitchell used to care for during her morning shift when she began working as a CNA 22 years ago.
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Nursing homes care more with less

When she started working as a certified nursing assistant 22 years ago, Victoria Mitchell was assigned about eight patients during her morning shifts.Now, Mitchell...
LOCAL EMPLOYEES: Robert K. Vincent, right, chairman, IGT Global Solutions Corp., speaks with Jay Gendron, chief operations officer, lottery, at the company’s Providence offices. IGT currently holds a contract for the state’s lottery, which requires the company to have 1,000 Rhode Island-based employees. IGT is attempting to renew the contract with the state for a 20-year term through 2043. Of the 1,000 IGT employees now required in Rhode Island, only 60 or so are needed to serve the state’s lottery contract, Vincent said.  
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IGT vs. Twin River: Can both win?

Two of Rhode Island’s largest public companies are involved in a bitter dispute that has the potential to upend the state’s budget. The source...
STOP OR GO? Will the public conflict over the proposed IGT deal with the state threaten the company’s commitment to stay in Rhode Island, or will it leave town, just like the Pawtucket Red Sox did? 
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Want a repeat of PawSox mess? Take a look at IGT...

While the calendar says it’s September, doesn’t it feel like Feb. 2? You know, Groundhog Day, when a rodent forecasts our weather and it...

Bag ban and straw bills removed from House committee agenda

PROVIDENCE – A statewide bag ban and restrictions on restaurant use of plastic straws will not become law this year, ecoRI News reported June...
THE R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY has passed a $10 billion budget for fiscal year 2020. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

R.I. General Assembly passes $10B FY2020 budget

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate voted to approve a $10 billion fiscal year 2020 state budget late Thursday evening in a 30-8 vote. The...
IN THE DARK: General Assembly leaders Nicholas A. Mattiello, left, the speaker of the House, and Dominick J. Ruggerio, Senate president, have left the budget for the next fiscal year until the last minute, a tradition that does not serve the state well.
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Yet again, a broken budget process leaves public in the dark

It’s no surprise that the budget for the next fiscal year is being voted on by the General Assembly at the last second. That...

New contract proposal would keep IGT in Providence through 2043

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and legislative leaders announced Thursday a new deal to keep the U.S. operations of International Game Technology PLC...
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