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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
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
A Massachusetts judge has upheld the state's earned sick-time law, which allows workers at all employers to earn up to 40 hours paid or unpaid sick time for every year worked, Boston Business Journal reported last week. Passed by 60 percent … more
A new study this month suggests solar energy in Rhode Island is saving electricity ratepayers money. Solar companies think there are more savings and business to be had — especially on the commercial side — with the rollout of a new state … more
Carolyn Lane, on a salary of less than $50,000 a year, moved in May into one of Boston's most luxurious, new rental complexes. She has access to a rooftop pool, two gyms and an indoor dog-relieving station – and pays one-third of what it costs her … more
Regrettably, you're going to die. As far as that goes, you don't have much choice. But your death may involve a lot of other decisions, and perhaps you'd like to be the one to make them. Would you prefer to die at home, for example, instead … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker announced his administration will reduce the assessment employers pay to the state on workers' compensation insurance policies by .05 percent in an attempt to offer companies tax relief. For fiscal 2016, … more
WOONSOCKET – RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, an "intentionally diverse" college preparatory, public charter school will open with at least 55 kindergartners on Aug. 31, the school announced. The new school, approved by the R.I. Department of … more
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