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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo launched the “RI Pay Equity Tip Line,” a telephone line allowing women and men to report employers who violate state law that bans gender-based wage discrimination. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
State hotel tax collections showed “solid growth” during the first five months of the fiscal year, and “positive growth” year over year, state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly said. more
Altegrity Inc., the security firm that vetted National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the U.S., filed for bankruptcy after state-sponsored hackers cost it two government contracts. more
Rhode Island’s economy grew at a slower rate than that of the United States in 2013, despite an improving employment picture, according to a small business profile that the Office of Advocacy within the U.S. Small Business Administration released recently for all 50 states. more
(Updated 3:08 p.m. and 12:20 p.m. Wednesday) Two Rhode Island wastewater treatment plants were recently recognized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency with 2014 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Awards. more
The U.S. Treasury Department has released $4.3 million, the second tranche of a $13.1 million State Small Business Credit Initiative grant awarded to Rhode Island four years ago, to support the Slater Technology Fund’s SSBCI program. more
(Updated 12:24 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.) For the third Monday in a row, snow again is forcing cancellations and delays throughout the Ocean State and beyond. more
R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner has adopted several new standards likely to produce important changes in health care delivery in Rhode Island in the next several years. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
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