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PROVIDENCE — Members of Rhode Island’s home care workforce rallied at the statehouse on Tuesday, April 12, to protest Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s FY ‘17 proposed state budget. While the … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recognized 19 Real Jobs Rhode Island graduates at a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning for a new training and education classroom at Johnnycake Center. 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
In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks last in New England in the percentage of residents with higher education degrees, according to a Lumina Foundation study. In its report released this month, "A Stronger Nation," the foundation found that … more
What operating system is your cellphone? Apple iPhone – 66.7% Google Android – 33.3% Other – 0% What type of computer do you use at work? Apple Mac – 11.1% PC … more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in March for the fourth consecutive month, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to match a more than 42-year low, indicating employers are upbeat about an economy that bogged down in the first quarter. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza published a report Wednesday afternoon announcing the achievements, goals and future plans of the Career and Technical Education Task Force launched in October. more
More than 500 Rhode Island Verizon workers on Wednesday went on strike after the telecommunications giant and union leadership failed to reach contract agreements. more
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