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House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello took to Twitter on Friday to publicly chastise Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, an unusual step for a politician who rarely tweets. more
A settlement agreement has been signed with the state over the federal lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice filed in December over the failure of the state Department of Human Services to provide SNAP food stamp benefits on time to needy families due to the tangled rollout of the UHIP computer system. more
Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
Faced with the challenge of addressing rising costs that threaten the quality of patient care, members of the health care community gathered at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Feb. 16 for the annual Health Care Summit hosted by Providence … more
The path of health care reform never has been clear or direct. And last fall's presidential election has not made trying to predict its future any easier. Thus, the timing of the Providence Business News Health Care Summit was propitious. … more
Newport's Point neighborhood sits just feet above sea level, north of the piers and public spaces that draw so many tourists every year to the City by the Sea. The problem is that for this historic neighborhood, at least, it's more like City in the … more
PROVIDENCE – Thousands of Ward 3 voters have signed a petition seeking to recall Councilman Kevin Jackson, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 20. "This is a grassroots effort with broad support from throughout the ward," said Patricia Kammerer, … more
President Donald Trump summoned some of America’s most prominent corporate executives to the White House Thursday and told them he intends to put them to work restoring manufacturing jobs and U.S. dominance in trade. more
A committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Thursday is expected to consider awarding up to $4.1 million in state tax credit incentives to Agoda Company Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based, online travel agency. more
Members of Congress are home on recess this week, where they’re facing -- or not, as the case may be -- angry constituents. more
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