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1 What's been the biggest challenge for you since being named director of health? Not having enough hours in the day. The breadth and scope of work at the department is extensive. I have enjoyed learning about all of the great work our … more
1What exactly does the Office of Regulatory Reform do? The Office of Regulatory Reform is working to make Rhode Island a better place to do business and grow jobs. We are focused on improving the regulatory climate to attract new businesses … more
Providence's new mayor, Jorge O. Elorza, may not have inherited a "Category 5 Hurricane" budget situation, as his predecessor, Angel Taveras famously said a few weeks into his tenure. But Mr. Elorza does not have time to stop and smell the roses, … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday feted the state’s top SBA lenders during an awards ceremony held at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston. more
Rhode Island businesses have long complained that too many young job seekers don't have the basic math, reading and writing skills needed to fill available jobs. At a 2012 Providence Business News Summit on Employers & Education, Community … more
BOSTON – The Attleboro Water Pollution Control Facility has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 2014 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award. … more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
When does a blizzard progress from a costly storm to a legitimate disaster? Rhode Island will soon find out. The damage wreaked by the January blizzard, the three-day storm that began Jan. … more
Rhode Island is a perennial on the "worst state" lists that calculate tax burdens, imposing some of the highest property taxes in the nation. The most recent listing last week, by the online financial-news site WalletHub, ranked the Ocean … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month signed an executive order immediately initiating a comprehensive review process for all regulations enforced by the executive branch. The order left in place the regulatory pause announced by the … more
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