In March Gov. Gina M. Raimondo took credit for Citizens Bank’s decision to build a new operations center in Johnston in undeveloped land next to Interstate 295. Should the state be supporting this kind of development?
More than $1.2 million in federal grants to help the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank clean up brownfield sites was awarded last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Program.
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said $20 million from a $74.9 billion fiscal 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill has been earmarked to build a new, state-of-the-art National Guard Readiness Center.