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The Massachusetts House and Senate on Wednesday approved raising the state’s minimum wage to $11 per hour over the next three years, the Associated Press reported. more
Despite the short-term hit that reauthorizing the Historic Preservation Investment Tax Credit delivered to state finances, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and the General Assembly did the correct thing in the fiscal 2014 budget by restarting the program. more
A roadwork slowdown reminiscent of the partial closure of the federal government last year is now hanging over the U.S. economy as Congress leaves town without a deal for replenishing the Highway Trust Fund. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island voters will be asked to approve table games at Newport Grand on November’s ballot under legislation approved by the General Assembly in June. more
PROVIDENCE – In effort to stave off the effects of increased gambling in Massachusetts, the General Assembly last month approved several measures concerning Lincoln’s Twin River gaming facility in the final days of the 2014 legislative session. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who was sworn in today as Rhode Island’s first female governor, announced the names and titles of individuals who will work in her office. 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
Thirty-three percent of Rhode Island’s rural roads and 25 percent of its rural bridges are in need of repair, ranking Rhode Island among the U.S. states with the highest percentage of deficient rural roadways, according to a report issued Thursday by the Trip National Transportation Research Group. more
Lincoln D. Chafee, the unpopular former governor of Rhode Island, is the latest contender in the presidential sideshow – the one where a few folks pointlessly chase after Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. more
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