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When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, he made a risky calculation: He used most of his political capital to get one cornerstone piece of legislation passed, an overhaul of federal laws expanding healthcare access and coverage. more
A group tasked by the governor to “reinvent” the state’s Medicaid system released the second of two reports on Wednesday, which includes a four-year plan with long-term goals aimed at improving the state’s publicly funded health care system. 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
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
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Leonidas P. Raptakis, D-Coventry, last week called for a study of fire service in Coventry, to determine whether the community should establish one independent fire district or a townwide fire department. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said in a statement last week that she has met with legislative leaders, pledging cooperation between the General Assembly and the executive branch. more
The toughest conditions ever attached to a Greek loan agreement could sail easily through Greece’s turbulent parliament when a vote is held Wednesday, even as widespread defections from Alexis Tsipras’s governing coalition threaten his government. more
It came through loud and clear in Tuesday’s presidential debate: Republicans don't like Wall Street. They don’t like its behavior before the 2008 financial meltdown. more
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