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Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
Even excellent leaders make their share of mistakes. Amidst Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's impressive first months in office, where she has taken dead aim on economic development and job creation, she has had one clunker of an idea. That … more
A large European energy company has agreed to purchase the development rights for federal water off the Massachusetts coast, a site it estimates could accommodate more than 1,000 megawatts produced from offshore wind. more
Rhode Island has the highest vehicle property taxes in the nation at an average of $1,133, according to WalletHub’s latest survey of the highest and lowest property taxes in 2015. more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Department of Revenue Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly announced last month that she has disbanded the Woonsocket Budget Commission and returned control of the city's finances to its administration. The commission first … more
PROVIDENCE – More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced. The funds are from the Ryan … more
This week marks the next stage for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's working group to "reinvent Medicaid." And although her administration insists long- and short-term changes to the state's Medicaid system would ultimately benefit the business community, … more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, says an … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has restored the R.I. Commission on Women with 12 new appointees. more
As we think about the qualities and characteristics that we want in our next commissioner of education, we also need to think about the important policy decisions to be made that will guide public education in Rhode Island. I encourage all of us, … more
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