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Public Policy
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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
To the Editor: I was glad to see Providence Business News recognize Grover Fugate's prudent stewardship of Rhode Island's natural resources and leadership as executive director of the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council ("Learn and … 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
A new wave of federal funding has been released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide direct assistance to Rhode Island fishermen affected by the 2013 groundfish disaster. more
The Massachusetts economy is “emitting mixed signals,” according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Rhode Island has the least-safe bridges and roads in America — visible to anyone traveling the state. A thriving Rhode Island economy is predicated on investing in infrastructure. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
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