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BOSTON – If Massachusetts voters approve an expected ballot measure this fall legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the state could become home to a $1.2 billion cannabis industry by 2020, according to a report. The research, … more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
Rhode Islanders will be debating the quality and effectiveness of the state's new tourism and economic-development initiative, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," for quite a while. What should not take long to evaluate, however, is the … more
1 Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed budget includes more than $40 million in new funding for pre-K through grade 12. What will this money be used for? Among other investments, her budget provides $1.2 million for high-quality early learning, … more
The Rhode Island Trucking Association has asked the Federal Highway Administration to intervene in RhodeWorks, including through a federal environmental review of gantry and bridge locations and the resulting impacts. more
A $12 million project to improve pedestrian access along portions of North and South Main Streets downtown is expected to begin in early April, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Thursday. more
Three days after the state’s new slogan and logo “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer” were unveiled, people are still up in arms, and a state representative wants a detailed explanation regarding what was spent on the tourism campaign. more
An ordinance that would expand the minimum, standardized tax reduction available to developers in the I-195 redevelopment district to all locations within Providence has been introduced by a Providence councilman. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
The U.S. economy will probably be strong enough to justify two Federal Reserve interest-rate increases in 2016, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans. more
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