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The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
U.S. stocks rose, mirroring equities around the world and sending the S&P 500 Index toward the strongest gain in a month, as a U.K. referendum on its European Union membership got underway. more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
(Updated 2:48 p.m.) U.S. Reps. David N. Cicilline and James R. Langevin joined a sit-in demonstration on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday led by U.S. Rep. John Lewis to demand action on gun violence. more
Pending Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s signature, Rhode Island will establish a new advisory council to oversee local pension plans, which together are underfunded by more than $2 billion. more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
Three historic commercial structures in Providence and North Providence that will be converted to apartments will qualify for as much as $5.2 million in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Twin River Management Group is holding a campaign kick-off rally Tuesday to garner support for Question 1 on the November ballot that would allow for construction of a casino and hotel in Tiverton. more
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