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A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
A new analysis ranks presidential candidates by their supporters’ grammar, and Lincoln D. Chafee leads the pack. more
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches - the legislative, executive and judicial - each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too powerful or exceeding their authority. more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
Historic moments don't come often. But if that phrase can be applied to any happening at the Statehouse, it surely is appropriate to do so for the unanimous passing of the fiscal 2016 budget by the R.I. House of Representatives. What was … more
Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican-turned-independent who became a Democrat while he was governor of Rhode Island, is expected to formally launch his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday. more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
As General Electric’s self-imposed deadline looms on whether to move its headquarters from Connecticut, some legislators are growing increasingly pessimistic, according to a report by the Hartford Courant. more
How a fibrous plant remade global capitalism. Alfred A. Knopf ISBN 9780375713965 | $35 more
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