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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
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
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
Bank of America Corp. is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after raising its proposed offer to resolve probes into its sale of mortgage-backed bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis, according to people familiar with the talks. 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
Ten communities have been selected to pilot a statewide e-permitting initiative, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday. more
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