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Two separate plea agreements for cases involving unemployment insurance benefits fraud have been reached, restoring nearly $36,000 for the state in restitution, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Again this year, Rhode Island ranks 33rd out of 42 states and the District of Columbia for implementing policies that foster charter school growth. more
Compensation costs among private industry employers in New England averaged $37.12 per hour in December, 19 percent higher than the national average of $31.32 per hour, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $1.48 million in federal Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (Map-21) funding to improve traffic safety and road conditions, according to U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed. more
Total nonfarm employment numbered 570,900 in December, an increase of 1.9 percent, or 10,400, compared with December 2013, according to data recently released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Barack Obama took administration action this week aimed at helping federal student loan borrowers navigate the repayment process and tightening rules for private companies servicing school debt. more
(Updated 4:47 p.m.) Reactions to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s first budget – an $8.6 billion budget intended to jump-start the economy – have been mixed. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday unveiled an $8.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July, weighted toward efforts to increase economic activity and create jobs in Rhode Island. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will launch a Web-based budget tool tonight to help Rhode Islanders understand her budget. more
The Federal Communications Commission released the net-neutrality regulations it adopted last month on a party-line vote, as Republican lawmakers critical of the decision prepared to question the agency at hearings next week. more
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