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Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The Ocean State appears poised to join the national debate over legalizing recreational marijuana use, with a bill in the General Assembly and talk by state leaders of a possible nonbinding referendum on the question. Legalization has been … more
Zero people support Lincoln D. Chafee for president, according to a new poll released by Monmouth University this week. more
Amazingly, Donald Trump has taken a bad idea and made it worse. more
HealthSource RI will transition from a federally supported health care benefits exchange to one supported by the state over the next year, in part through a direct $2.6 million appropriation recommended in the fiscal 2016 budget approved by the … more
The R.I. Department of Transportation and Amtrak on Monday announced the start of a $41 million South County train track and station enhancement project aimed at benefiting train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning for the state. more
(Updated, 9:10 p.m.) An East Greenwich health and wellness program provider has been cited for nine serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for inadequately protecting its employees against exposure from contaminated needlesticks and blood-born pathogens. more
(Updated 4:22 p.m.) Rhode Island’s expedited search to hire a marketing consultant by Aug. 31 could result in the launch of a tourism brand for the state in January. more
More than three-quarters of truckers who regularly use Rhode Island highways say they will alter their route to avoid paying tolls, according to a survey released Thursday by the Rhode Island Trucking Association more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
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