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State Rep. J. Patrick O'Neill is calling for the creation of a Governor's Office of Economic Policy Coordination.
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Today, URI Professor of Business Administration Edward Mazze will unveil his annual state-of-the-state report, " The Rhode Island Economic Outlook and Forecast: Reexamining the Manufacturing Sector " at the New England Economic Partnership Spring 2013 Economic Outlook Conference" -- and while the "long term outlook is good", Mazze says that new ... (more)
"This is the next evolution in the property," said casino vice president and general manager Craig Sculos.
There are no red carpets, flashing cameras, stilettos, or sparkling dresses tonight.
THE STORY: Providence Ward 9 councilwoman Carmen Castillo is the first hotel housekeeper in Rhode Island - perhaps in the country - to hold elected office, Guernsey says.
Two Cranston soldiers were recognized for being leaders in their field recently.
Authority Chairman David Darlington tells the Newport Daily News the system will likely be in place by the weekend.
Legislation unanimously approved by the Rhode Island House Committee on Finance would enable private industry to pay employees less than weekly -- and in spite of criticism from labor led opposition citing disenfranchisement of already cash-strapped employees, the committee was won over by representation by the business community who testified in ... (more)
HousingWorks RI report issued this week shows half of RI renters spend over 30% of their income on housing - to the detriment of the state economy.
Prescription drug abuse is our nation's fastest-growing drug problem. Yet, so far natonal and state efforts in this area amount to not much more than baby steps.
General Assembly launches easy-to-use bill tracking email system Members of the public who want to track the progress of certain bills throughout the legislative session can now use the General Assembly website to sign up for email updates.
Rhode Island's health department is encouraging baby boomers to get tested for Hepatitis C, saying adults born between 1945 and 1965 are five times more likely to contract the disease.
With the announcement this week by former State Rep and Democratic Party Chair Ed Pacheco that he's running for Secretary of State in 2014, followed by Ernie Almonte's assertion that he's gunning for the General Treasurer seat, not Govenor as previously indicated, the developments added another angle to the 2014 RI state offfice candidate field -- ... (more)