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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is proposing $500,000 be set aside as part of her 2017 budget to make college entrance SAT and PSAT testing free for public high school students. more
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for “extensive amendments” to the Open Meetings Act, saying that it should be strengthened to protect the public’s right to know. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, said residents have until Jan. 31 to choose a plan for individual and family health coverage. more
A new electric vehicle incentive program to spur electric vehicle use by Rhode Islanders was unveiled Friday by officials at the 2016 Northeast International Auto Show at the Rhode Island Convention Center. more
Passenger traffic fell slightly last year at T.F. Green Airport, but increased for the month of December, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. more
Revenue was 2 percent higher than expected through the first six months of the fiscal year and was boosted by gains in personal income tax and lottery collections, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
The Federal Reserve said it will analyze in its annual stress tests how 33 large banks, including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., would withstand a severe global recession, a doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate to 10 percent and moderate deflation. more
A revised proposal for RhodeWorks that takes into account additional federal funds for transportation, and which eliminates a reliance on toll-backed revenue bonding, will be introduced Thursday, according to legislative leaders and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m., 12:24 p.m. and 4:09 p.m.) Former mayor Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. has died, according to news reports. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
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