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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Thursday a new performance goal to expand economic opportunity by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. more
Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee last week was a proposed $1 million that without could effectively gut the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
The official website for the state of Rhode Island has a new look. Revamped this summer with the new design, ri.gov features a high-resolution picture of Narragansett Bay and a minimalistic layout. more
A group of certified public accountants have come out in opposition to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s free college tuition proposal, saying it’s not the best use of taxpayer investment in public education. more
(Updated 10:22 a.m.) A.T. Cross Co. could qualify for up to $1.9 million in state incentives through a move to The Foundry complex in Providence and an expansion of its workforce. more
Rhode Islanders gave the state’s public school system a collective C in the latest Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll. At the same time, roughly half of the poll respondents said that the state was moving in the wrong direction. more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
Calling the state’s labor force performance “a train wreck,” University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said it has failed to increase each year since it peaked in December 2006. more
Energy storage would gain access to the same tax incentives that helped make renewable energy the biggest new source of electricity in the U.S. last year under a bill introduced in the Senate. more
This year's legislative session once again denied any operating funds for the Slater Technology Fund. Just to review, Slater is a nonprofit that makes seed and early-stage investments in local companies. Since its creation 20 years ago, … more
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