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Public Policy
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A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
The General Assembly passed legislation Thursday that allows Twin River to transfer Newport Grand operations to a new casino in Tiverton – if voters approve the measure statewide and in the proposed host town. more
New SATA brand Azores Airlines has announced that it will offer weekly seasonal flight service from T.F. Green Airport to Ponta Delgada, Azores, in July and August 2016, and is considering offering year round service to commence in 2017. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission has launched a fact-finding mission to determine how best to address pricing issues related to the state’s quickly evolving electric grid. more
Renovation of the Providence Journal building, the largest partially-occupied building downtown, will come with the help of city property tax incentives, under a program recommended Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state to retire, according to Bankrate.com, based on cost of living, crime rate, health care quality, state and local tax burden, personal well-being for seniors and weather. more
Jim Purcell, the commissioner for the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education, has received an extended contract and an 8.6 percent raise, but the contract was shortened from two years to one. more
(Updated 8:32 a.m.) The R.I. Public Transit Authority has initiated a market study to consider options for expanding service to Quonset Business Park, one of the largest employment centers in the state without direct service. more
Those awaiting the start of the civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC will have to hold out at least a couple weeks longer, as the start date has been pushed back. more
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board. more
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