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Bill to streamline bankruptcy process for small businesses moves to president

PROVIDENCE – Congress has approved legislation to streamline bankruptcy procedures and provide new tools for small-business owners.Co-sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Rep....

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

PROVIDNECE – Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and organizations to respond...
SEN. JACK REED made a joint announcement with the rest of Rhode Island's congressional delegation Monday about $7.5 million in Department of Homeland Security grants the state will receive to prepare for "mass-casualty events." / BLOOMBERG NEWS/JOSHUA ROBERTS

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

WASHINGTON – The state of Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the federal Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and...
THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, Rhode Island Chapter has organized a discussion on the national fight against Alzheimer’s with the state’s congressional delegation.

State Alzheimer’s Association to host Coffee with Congress

WARWICK – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation will share their thoughts on a number of pieces of federal legislation targeting Alzheimer’s disease later this month...
RHODE ISLAND will receive $60.3 million in federal INFRA grants for the reconstruction of the viaduct that carries Interstate 95 north through downtown Providence. Above, construction on the Providence Viaduct carrying I-95 south. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. to receive $60.3M federal grant for Viaduct reconstruction

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive a federal $60.3 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America, or INFRA, grant to replace and upgrade the northbound Providence...

Lining up for next windfall

In November 1998, Rhode Island was part of a historic settlement with the tobacco industry to pay for the health care costs of smoking...

SENEDIA Defense Innovation Days to showcase undersea tech, cybersecurity

NEWPORT – Speakers are being lined up for the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s sixth annual Defense Innovation Days conference.The event will be...

Patient numbers growing at CODAC in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Since opening its doors in the city in March, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare has seen more than 60 new patients seeking help with...

Neighborhood Health Station to be dedicated in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – State and local officials will be on hand Monday to dedicate Neighborhood Health Station, a 47,000-square-foot facility that provides medical, dental,...
J. GOODISON CO. will receive a $518,538 federal grant to purchase equipment and expand its staff. Above, J. Goodison Co.'s travel lift, the largest in New England. / COURTESY J. GOODISON CO.

J. Goodison Co. receives $519K federal grant for supplies, staff

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Local shipyard company J. Goodison Co. will receive a $518,538 federal grant to purchase equipment and expand its workforce, the Rhode...
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