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SWANSEA – Town officials recently toured a 12-acre site at the Swansea Mall, where officials are considering a proposed affordable-housing project, The Herald News reported Feb. 27. Mall owners separated the site from their retail space a year … more
PROVIDENCE – With Rhode Island schools needing nearly $2 billion in repairs, a group of policymakers and labor leaders is calling on state lawmakers to find ways to increase funding for construction-related projects in the coming years, WPRI-TV … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island landed in the top half of a ranking of the "best states" by U.S. News & World Report, coming in 21st, although it is the lowest-ranked state in New England. U.S. News, which released the ranking Feb. 28, said … more
Employees get sick. This is a fact of life and business. But in Rhode Island, 41.5 percent of private-sector employees do not have access to paid sick time. So, they risk losing their jobs when they fall ill, or are caring for children or … more
1 You previously were vice president for student services at the City University of New York. How is that system similar to Rhode Island College? It was vastly different, in that CUNY is a collection of 25 campuses with 274,000 students. … more
In the last week, three state tax incentive packages were approved, two for companies that were either adding or creating jobs in Rhode Island and one for a group developing a mixed-use project. The cost for these projects could eventually … more
Employee equity ownership of companies has been promoted in the U.S. since the country's founding. After the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fostered the resurgence of the codfish industry by providing financial subsidies … more
The R.I. State Police on Thursday released documents from the closed criminal investigation into 38 Studios LLC, a video game company that received a $75 million taxpayer-backed loan before filing for bankruptcy in 2012. more
The state-owned Cranston Street Armory will open its doors Friday morning for a walk-through that admirers hope will signal the beginning of its redevelopment. more
The U.S. has started becoming a country of protesters once again, largely in response to the proposed policies and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. more
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