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1 The Providence Preservation Society last year exceeded its fundraising goal of $60,000. How important is fundraising and what will these funds go toward? We are an advocacy organization whose actions represent the community interest. … … more
If some of the state money colleges and universities in Rhode Island receive were tied to student graduation goals, would the schools become more effective in producing the kinds of graduates businesses say they need?
That's part of the rationale … more
Top of mind these days is the continuing deterioration of employment in the state's construction sector. According to the Associated General Contractors of America, in June the Ocean State ranked No. 50 in the nation for its change in construction … more
Michael Lewis may have spelled out the supposed menace of high-frequency trading in his bestseller “Flash Boys.” What he didn’t do is provide a basis for investors to sue stock exchanges or banks. more
PROVIDENCE – An independent analysis released last week said that the city school department must transform the way its central office is staffed and works before the school district can rapidly increase student achievement. Titled … more
PROVIDENCE – More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced. The funds are from the Ryan … more
BOSTON – A Massachusetts firm specializing in financial and legal services and its owner have been ordered by a judge to pay more than $1.9 million for preying upon vulnerable consumers during the foreclosure crisis and engaging in the … more
This week marks the next stage for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's working group to "reinvent Medicaid." And although her administration insists long- and short-term changes to the state's Medicaid system would ultimately benefit the business community, … more
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
The Rhode Island Center for Justice, a nonprofit public interest law center that formed in January, is formally announcing its launch today. more
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