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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
PROVIDENCE – Nearly 300 former political candidates and political action committees in Rhode Island collectively owe the state $2.2 million in fines for not filing campaign-finance reports on time, The Associated Press reported this month. … more
CRANSTON – Rhode Island's request for a major disaster declaration after the Jan. 26 blizzard has been granted by President Barack Obama. As a result, federal funding will be made available through the Federal Emergency Management … more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … 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
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is making grant money available through its healthy communities program for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life. more
Rhode Island has received $437,000 through the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program, funds that will help increase access to fruits and vegetables to those struggling to buy food. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has named Aronda Kirby, Tobias Lederberg and Harry Winthrop to the R.I. State Labor Relations Board. more
Lincoln D. Chafee, the unpopular former governor of Rhode Island, is the latest contender in the presidential sideshow – the one where a few folks pointlessly chase after Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. more
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