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Politics
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This essay forms a preface to two roundtables conducted by PBN – one for governors (present and former) and the other for business leaders. They are all engaged in understanding what makes Rhode Island tick, and more importantly, how we can get it … more
On the occasion of Providence Business News' 30th anniversary, PBN invited Rhode Island's six current and former governors to discuss Rhode Island's economy and their tenures in the state's chief executive office. PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
The theme of Providence Business News' 25th Anniversary story on the region's health care scene was change, and that lens is still the one to use when reviewing the trends in Rhode Island and its environs. Relatively recent changes – creating … more
The House Finance Committee approved a nearly $9 billion budget late Tuesday for the fiscal year that begins in July, one that incorporates several key changes to the measure proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
A little over a month ago, I was proud to be appointed the chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight. In my new role, my focus will be making government work for Rhode Islanders. more
This has been a very noisy few months in terms of the information that investors have to think about. The U.S elections have been a wild ride -- surprising and, in many ways, unprecedented. … more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
Operation Clean Government is holding Candidate School, a day-long educational seminar on Saturday about how to run for political office. more
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