Updated July 23 at 11:29pm
Public Policy
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A Medicaid accountable-care entity has been launched by Integra Community Care Network LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island to improve health outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and reduce the overall cost of care for people enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plan. more
The push is on to make recreational marijuana use legal in Rhode Island. The pro-legalization campaign says it's an economic imperative. The expectation is that a tax-revenue bonanza would help ameliorate the state's persistent budget … more
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is getting some outside help on how he might address the city’s dire financial situation, which could help guide decisions made in his upcoming fiscal 2017 budget proposal. more
Bankruptcy in Providence is not an option, says National Resource Network Executive Director David Eichenthal, whose organization is tasked with coming up with ideas to help the city fix its financial problems. more
Rhode Island, despite having the ninth-highest per-pupil spending amount nationally, still has room for improvement in its educational outcomes, an analysis from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council showed this week. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to “double down” its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. more
Here are profiles of four active Rhode Island business people who are past - or at- retirement age: Gary S. Sasse, Merrill W. Sherman, Ronald K. Machtley and Umberto "Bert" Crenca. more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
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