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House Speaker Gordon D. Fox is backing a package of economic-policy bills that would include replacing the R.I. Economic Development Corp. with a more-limited R.I. Commerce Corporation controlled by a new commerce secretary. A Senate plan seeks a rebranded EDC but would not form a new secretariat. more
After years of often-contentious debate, state lawmakers are on the verge of approving legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry in Rhode Island. more
Brown last week unveiled its plan to grow its engineering school, including building new facilities adjacent to its existing buildings and laboratories. Is that a good idea? more
In six months, the Health Benefits Exchange will go live for the individual and small business market. Are you looking forward to using the exchange for yourself, for your business? more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras outlined a 20-step economic development plan last week designed to “jump-start the economy of Rhode Island’s capital city.” The plan includes five major points … more
When the R.I. Department of Education released a statement saying that 40 percent of this year’s junior class was in danger of not graduating from high school because of sub-standard scores on the … more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee found himself in a bit of hot water after acknowledging the existence of a report produced by former Moderate Party gubernatorial candidate Ken Block that identified potential … more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee admitted at the last R.I. Economic Development Corporation meeting that he was having trouble finding community leaders to join its board of the directors. If he asked you, would you serve on the board? more
The fallout from the 38 Studios LLC implosion is still having an effect on the state’s economic development efforts. Should the state just scrap the quasi-public agency. more
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