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Rhode Island’s budget process was ranked seventh in the nation, tying with Tennessee, by State Policy Reports, a Federal Funds Information for States publication. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
(Updated 1:41 p.m.) A Canadian company wants to locate a cement distribution plant at the Port of Providence, which would act as a regional transfer center for its products through the Northeast. more
Imagine Block Island as “Manisses,” what Native Americans called the island for thousands of years until a visit from Dutch explorer Adriaen Block in 1614 who renamed it after himself. more
Rhode Island ended its fiscal year with a stronger bottom line than expected, a $166.4 million general fund surplus that reflects both higher than anticipated revenue and less spending. more
Providence is among the least friendly cities for small business, according to Thumbtack’s fourth annual Small Business Friendliness Survey released Tuesday more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed an accelerated round of inspections of 230 bridges deemed structurally deficient by federal standards. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center and R.I. Commerce Corporation have formed a partnership that will feature a NUWC employee on a two-year assignment at the commerce offices in an effort to strengthen the state economy through the defense and ocean technology sectors. more
An ongoing disagreement between the Rhode Island attorney general and the state’s health insurance commissioner regarding a recently approved 10.4 percent rate increase for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island has landed in Superior Court. more
Three global banks are in danger of losing their ability to manage pension funds in the U.S., as the Department of Labor wrestles with how to hold financial institutions accountable for criminal misconduct. more
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