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PROVIDENCE – Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, has introduced legislation to expand the earned income tax credit, in an effort to provide greater relief to “modest income” families. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
PROVIDENCE – Colin P. Kane, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, offered his resignation to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who has accepted it, according to a statement last month from the governor’s office. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate five members to the state Board of Education, four of whom are new. more
Stefan Pryor, nominee for state Secretary of Commerce, received a unanimous endorsement Tuesday from a Senate committee reviewing his appointment as Rhode Island’s first executive officer overseeing all aspects of economic development. more
As the first big snow of this winter gives way to slush (and more snow), credit should be given where it’s due. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the state Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. more
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley found itself on the receiving end of an unexpected gift in December. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert E. Craven, D-North Kingstown, has introduced legislation aimed at easing the tax burden on Rhode Island retirees at least 65 years of age before the close of a taxable year by exempting from the state income tax all Social Security benefits, as well as income received from federal, state and local government retirement plans, disability benefits, military pensions, and private pension and deferred-compensation plans. more
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