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Only 5 percent of Rhode Islanders lack health insurance, a halving of the uninsured population over the past three years, according to a statewide survey from HealthSource RI. But what near-universal access to insurance means for patient … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said free two-hour holiday parking for shoppers is returning starting on “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 28 and running through Jan. 1 in select commercial districts. more
Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian T. Moynihan said that even if Wall Street reforms were scaled back by politicians, he wouldn’t change how he runs the company, including the extra capital the firm holds. more
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently joined 14 other attorneys general urging stronger consumer protections on long-term care facility contracts in comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
Momotazur Rahman is a Brown University economist interested in the organization and economic performance of the U.S. health care system. He recently authored a study examining the rates at which participants who used three high-cost services switched between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. more
R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a website focused on developing the Latino business community in Rhode Island. more
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
Beyond financial incentives, the pitch that Rhode Island made for the General Electric headquarters emphasized the relative affordability of the Ocean State. more
Those living or working near deteriorating properties in Pawtucket could find some relief from a new initiative that aims to sort through and eliminate all blighted properties in the city. "This innovative program is something that will not … more
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