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BOSTON – A special panel examining the Mass. Bay Transit Authority has recommended a series of measures to bolster the agency, including creating a five-member Fiscal and Management Control Board and the development of one, five- and 20-year … more
PROVIDENCE – The co-chairs of the Joint Municipal Shared Services Study Commission this month announced legislation that takes another step toward facilitating shared services among Rhode Island's municipalities. While there are existing … more
Last week's creation of a "Lean Government Initiative" by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo may not get as much attention as other, more high-profile actions, such as, say, the settlement of the state's pension lawsuits. But it has the potential to be every bit … more
News flash: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts ardently favors a policy change that could materially expand trade with Asia and lower the prices of foreign goods sold in Boston and throughout the U.S. more
Standard & Poor’s said it may have been too optimistic in its ratings on a $330 million bond deal that was backed by tobacco lawsuit settlement payments owed to the state of Rhode Island. more
A multi-year program that will allow high school students to take a specialized curriculum and graduate with a community college degree will expand affordable access to higher education, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte on Thursday announced a 28-member “Steering Committee,” comprised of city officials and local business leaders, who will assist an economic consulting firm in conducting research for the city. more
Roofs continue to collapse under record snow across the Boston area, most over warehouses and barns, as the latest weekend storm brings three to five inches of snow, topped off by up to a half-inch of rain in some areas. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in May, a sign inflation may take time to meet the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The “Vote Yes on 4” campaign in support of a $125 million bond issue to build new engineering facilities at the University of Rhode Island gets underway Sept. 29 at Toray Plastics (America) at Quonset Point in North Kingstown. From left, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello; Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of Hope Global; Raymond M. Wright, dean of URI’s College of Engineering and David M. Dooley, URI president, discuss the initiative. more
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