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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered a subtle change to her outlook from less than a week ago, saying she and her colleagues were on watch for whether, rather than when, the U.S. economy would show clear signs of improvement. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for overall children’s well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. more
The campaign for the U.K. to quit the European Union was forced onto the back foot Monday as momentum shifted back to “Remain” three days before the EU referendum. The pound jumped the … more
This past week the General Assembly finally passed legislation to give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. more
Officials will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning to mark the opening of Ascensus College Saving’s new office here at 475 Kilvert St., Building A, Suite 300. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
More than 100 Rhode Island residents, including Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, First Gentleman Andy Moffitt, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, celebrated the launch of Pawtucket Central Falls Health Equity Zone’s Building Healthy Neighborhoods Action Plan at a press event at Veterans Memorial Garden Amphitheater in Pawtucket on the evening of June 14. more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
PROVIDENCE – In an effort to protect families with low incomes from lead-based paint hazards within their homes, Sen. Jack F. Reed on June 13 announced that Rhode Island will receive $3.4 million in federal funding. Rhode Island Housing … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on June 13 announced that the city has been selected as one of 12 to join Bloomberg Philanthropies' What Works Cities initiative – one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and … more
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