Updated February 20 at 6:26pm
Politics
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Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would increase the number of uninsured people by 32 million and double premiums by 2026, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report that will add pressure on Republicans’ contentious efforts to end the law. more
Those who attend the presidential inauguration on Friday will receive a memento from New England – a blue fleece blanket from New England Fleece. more
With President Barack Obama’s federal overtime-pay overhaul likely to die either in court or under Republican Donald Trump, some legislators are trying to replicate it at the state level. more
Donald Trump wants to be a great jobs president. But the forces that really affect employment are beyond his control -- and they are working against him. more
Potential candidates to head the Federal Reserve in 2018 suggested that monetary policy would be tighter if they were in charge. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
Ah, 2017. Sweet relief from the turbulent 365 days prior, which was marked by a contentious election, a surprise European Union departure and countless celebrity deaths. Or not. more
Two years ago, Rhode Island had an unemployment rate of 6.8 percent, which while still the highest rate in New England was 2.5 percentage points less than it had been at the end of 2013 and the lowest it has been since March 2008. Private … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Thursday a new performance goal to expand economic opportunity by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. more
The city of Providence ended its fiscal year with a $10.3 million operating surplus, buoyed by increases in revenue, according to an audit released Dec. 29 by accounting firm BlumShapiro. more
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