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Shortly after Labor Day, the U.S. Senate will briefly reconvene before the November elections. In those few weeks, the members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs could begin the process that could help create thousands of … more
It's no secret there's an organ shortage in the United States and elsewhere throughout the world. Each day, 79 people on average receive organ transplants in the U.S. At the same time, 22 people on average die waiting for a transplant, … more
Editor's note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Hours after a Rhode Island Superior … more
PROVIDENCE – The city is 2016's worst in which to retire, according to WalletHub's latest study, released Aug. 15. WalletHub, a personal finance website, compared the affordability, quality of life, health care and availability of … more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The founder of the Providence Brewing Co. wants to open a brewery on Mineral Spring Avenue. Efren Hidalgo is looking to take what he's learned over a decade of brewing at home and open a new brewery in a commercial … more
Daniel R. Bonnette has been elected to serve on the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants board of directors. He is a partner at RSM and serves as the firm's Boston office higher public sector practice leader. He holds a B.S. in … more
"Sounds good, send me a proposal." How many times have you heard that? Too many. So you run back to your office, put together a proposal, send it to the prospect and start the follow-up process (and the prayer vigil). Or do you? … more
If the state's public officials want to make a real difference in Rhode Island's future, they should spend less time on getting to the bottom of the 38 Studios mess and more, a lot more, on the looming public-finance meltdown over unfunded liabilities for local pensions and other post-employment benefits (also known as OPEBs). more
TIVERTON – The Town Council closed the door on outlet shopping in the Industrial Park. Council members voted to reject a new, smaller proposal by Legacy Development of Kansas City, Mo., to build a shopping plaza on 108 acres in the site, … more
PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission on Aug. 15 agreed to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. The bridge … more
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