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As President Donald Trump huddles with advisers over plans for a tax overhaul, Congress is considering options to soften a controversial centerpiece of the House Republicans’ tax plan - a step that might mean smaller tax cuts for corporations. more
In an effort to help shore up municipal balance sheets, the state’s general treasurer on Thursday announced legislation to encourage locally administered pension plans to join the state’s system. more
Women & Infants Hospital will receive $11 million in funding over five years through the National Institutes of Health Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant program to boost research related to women’s reproductive health. more
Rhode Island is the 19th best state to retire, according to a study released Wednesday by Bankrate.com. more
Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. board on Monday approved up to $3.3 million in tax credits for eMoney Advisor LLC, a Pennsylvania-based firm that plans to open an office downtown and hire 100 full-time employees by 2020. more
Republican leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for a fight that raises the odds of a standoff. more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced certain states with so-called sanctuary cities stand to lose billions of dollars in federal grants, again raising questions about how Providence and Rhode Island might be affected. more
The Raimondo administration on Monday awarded six Rhode Island companies a cumulative $280,000 in Innovation Vouchers, a grant program to encourage research and development projects. more
The Trump administration is attempting to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities, announcing on Monday that local governments will have to certify they aren’t impeding communication between their police and federal immigration authorities in order to continue receiving Justice Department grants. more
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