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R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello talks about the recently ended General Assembly session as well as important issues still to be faced. more
Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $46.4 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total for the year to $166.4 million, according to an analysis done by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Developers of the newly constructed, $113 million New Bedford marine terminal are optimistic about the future of wind energy and the facility itself, despite seeing Cape Wind – expected to be their first and largest tenant – recently lose two major electricity contracts. more
The newly updated Providence zoning ordinance will be applied to the former Interstate 195 lands now being marketed for development. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
(Updated, 5:30 a.m.) The R.I. House Finance Committee on Tuesday night approved an $8.7 billion state budget that maintains most of what Gov. Gina M. Raimondo had proposed in her inaugural budget proposal. more
Why did you select your profession? Growing up, my parents often talked about the need for government system reform around health care and poverty programs to help low-income women. I studied public-benefit programs in college and continued … more
One year on and the final verdict is not yet in on HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health insurance marketplace. Or at the very least, the verdict depends on who is making the judgment. more
Jamia R. McDonald has been appointed chief strategy officer for the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
As the summer heats up, the political season is cooling down, but it's not all sunny and clear weather going forward. more
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