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Focus group research conducted by the American Democracy Project at RIC shows that R.I. voters are not confident their next governor will improve the state’s economic outlook. The … more
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles focused on the 2014 gubernatorial candidates and their plans for economic development. more
When are Republicans the party of Wall Street outrage and Democrats the voice of deference for high finance? more
East Bay and Aquidneck Island drivers are inching closer to an upset victory in their fight against tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Maryellen Goodwin, D-Providence, and Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, were honored in a Statehouse ceremony last week by the Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care Inc. They were named “Legislative Champions” by the trade association for their advocacy in ensuring access to quality home health care services. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that helps expedite the R.I. Department of Health’s certificate of need process for domestic “medical tourism” companies looking to locate in Rhode Island. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has indicated her intention to nominate Scott Jensen and Melba Depena to cabinet positions in her incoming administration. more
Providence Mayor-elect Jorge O. Elorza has appointed Marisa O’Gara, Theresa Agonia, Sheila Dormody and David Ortiz to senior leadership positions in his administration. more
Jorge O. Elorza, the city’s 38th mayor, was sworn in at 12 a.m. Monday at a private ceremony held at his home amid family and friends. more
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