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Rhode Island is launching a program called Platform to Employment to help the long-term unemployed. more
Jobs, jobs, jobs. That’s what many states and metro areas desperately needed in the aftermath of the Great Recession. So our program launched the Metro Monitor in 2009 to track jobs, housing prices and other indicators of post-recession recovery in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas. more
JOHNSTON – Since switching to single-stream recycling in June 2012, Rhode Island's recycling rate has risen less than 2 percent and remains stubbornly below 25 percent. During that same period, the market for sorted and baled recyclables, … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced an amended agreement with Naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. that would increase the company-offered rebate for each Naloxone syringe dosage kit purchased by nonfederal government agencies in Rhode Island from $4 per dose to $6 per dose. The rebate is retroactive for purchases made on or after Oct. 1, 2015. Sold under brand names, including Narcan, Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose when administered promptly. more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
The R.I. House of Representatives on Wednesday restored nearly a third of a $1 million cut that was jeopardizing future operations at the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
For Rep. John "Jay" G. Edwards, D-Tiverton, it's a story of what's fair, in attempting to corral what he considers "the wild, wild West" of unregulated transportation network companies. TNCs, such as popular, app-based Uber and Lyft, break … more
Rhode Island employers who have spent years creating compensation policies are grappling with a new federal regulation that greatly expands the range of salaried employees who can earn overtime. Under an administrative rule announced … more
Lawmakers in Massachusetts are drafting a bill that would jump-start the offshore wind industry in the U.S., helping trigger a $10 billion building spree off the Atlantic coast. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
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