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James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
President Barack Obama will end the U.S. isolation of Cuba that has persisted for more than a half century, initiating talks to resume diplomatic relations, opening a U.S. embassy in Havana and loosening trade and travel restrictions on the nation. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said that she will nominate Stefan Pryor to the newly created post of Secretary of Commerce. more
The city’s next mayor has planned a weekend of events on Jan. 3 to mark his inauguration. more
Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has announced his One Providence Steering Committee – 29 community leaders who will lead the work of 10 transition committees, helping guide the policy agenda of his administration. more
The City Council has established an Economic Development Planning Commission, which will create a comprehensive economic development policy for the city along with a plan to implement it. more
Secretary of State-Elect Nellie Gorbea has announced her senior leadership team, which includes members of Providence Mayor Angel Taveras’ staff. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is pleased with Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s decision to grant the state’s request for a jury trial in the pension cases. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo has named Stephen S. Neuman as her chief of staff. Neuman, who is is currently working for Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley, will officially start working in Rhode Island for Raimondo Jan. 6. more
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