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Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
(Updated 10 a.m.) Greystone of Lincoln Inc. will receive $460,000 in state tax credits over the next 10 years for creating new jobs that meet the requirements of the state’s Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax. more
In supporting the creation of the College & University Research Collaborative, the Rhode Island Foundation hoped to give state leaders impartial and focused data to inform policy debates. The tool would be a series of research projects on … more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
A report released Thursday reveals several ongoing challenges that face racial and ethnic minorities in Rhode Island’s workforce, which persist largely among the Latino, black and Southeast Asian communities. more
The state's uninsured rate has been cut in half, to 5 percent, since 2012, thanks in part to the state-run health-benefits exchange. But health care costs continue to rise beyond what many workers and businesses can afford. Rhode Island is … more
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