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It’s not exactly up there with immigration, trade, and abortion for controversy: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement earlier this week that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a portrait of a woman is one of the few feel-good stories of the summer. 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 has indicated her intention to nominate Scott Jensen and Melba Depena to cabinet positions in her incoming administration. more
Wynn Resorts Ltd., the casino company founded by Steve Wynn, was awarded the sole license to operate a casino in the Boston area, beating a rival plan from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
Mayor Donald R. Grebien is seeking letters of interest from Pawtucket residents who wish to serve on one of the city’s boards and commissions. more
A newly formed I-195 Redevelopment District Commission met for the first time Monday, encouraged in welcoming comments by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, and its own leadership. more
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today poked fun at the possibility that former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, a Republican turned independent, might be a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. more
Luis A. Aponte was elected City Council president on Tuesday, defeating councilman Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. in a 9-6 vote, according to information from the city clerk’s office. more
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