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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Governor Chafee and Director of Revenue Announce 'FY 2014 Special Report on Preliminary Revenues'

This report provides a detailed look at FY 2014 preliminary revenues as provided in the Controller's Preliminary General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2014 and compares these revenues to both the final enacted FY 2014 revenue estimates and the audited FY 2013 revenues as provided in the Final General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2013. Some of the information is derived from reports generated by the .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Washington Examiner

Chafee sees state as future leader in wind energy

Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would use New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island's Quonset Point for the staging and construction of a proposed 130-turbine wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, bringing jobs and economic activity to both states.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | News | Where Do RI Labor Unions Go From Here?

Where do Rhode Island's labor unions go from here, now that the split between Clay Pell and Angel Taveras supporters within the state's labor base ultimately helped elect Gina Raimondo in the Democratic Primary? "The primary was tough for the RI labor movement," said Brooking Institution Vice President Darrell M. West. According to West, labor's divide-and-conquer strategy between Raimondo's two opponents had the unintended consequence of propelling the least labor-friendly candidate in the race to victory.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Visit RI Sept. 24

Governor Lincoln Chafee announced Thursday that Rhode Island will host Ireland's prime minister, Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Wednesday, September 24. Kenny, along with other Irish officials, will attend a reception at the State House and visit the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial in Providence. Chafee met with the Taoiseach in Ireland on May while leading a trade mission to further develop the state's relationship and growth opportunities for businesses.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Turnto10.com

Police, firefighters remember Sept. 11 victims

Police and firefighters in Rhode Island will gather to remember the victims of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Moment of silence, U.S. flags at half-staff to honor 9/11 victims

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com Governor Lincoln Chafee has called for a statewide moment of silence Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The voluntary moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. will honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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Switched

For The First Time In Its History, Rhode Island Poised To Elect Governor Who Isn't A White Man

Rhode Island has never before elected a governor who wasn't a white man. But in Tuesday's primary, Democrats and Republicans both nominated candidates who, if elected, would change that.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Caprio concedes to Magaziner in treasurer race

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: ddequattro@abc6.com Twitter: @deedequattro Seth Magaziner has won the Democratic Primary for the office of General Treasurer. Magaziner overcame former General Treasurer Frank Caprio.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Dona Ana County OKs immigration enforcement plan

New Mexico's most populous border county joined a national movement Tuesday prohibiting local officials from going out of their way to enforce federal immigration laws. In a 5-0 vote, Dona Ana County commissioners approved a resolution to make the area a "safe county" and restrict county employees from asking residents about immigration status.

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Turnto10.com

Sept. 9th is Primary Day in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

It is primary day, with Rhode Island voters deciding the shape of November's ballot in the race for governor. The Democratic primary has Gina Raimondo facing Angel Taveras and Clay Pell while Allan Fung and Ken Block are both seeking the races Republican nomination.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Gov. Chafee announces he'll vote for Clay Pell Tuesday

By Sean Cahill scahill@abc6.com Governor Lincoln Chafee has decided to support Clay Pell and vote for him in Tuesday's Democratic Primary. In a statement, Gov. Chafee cites Pell's, "plan and personality as best suited to continue the positive growth in is enjoying its best start of a year since 1984.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Rhode Island voters to choose party nominees

Voters head to the polls Tuesday to choose the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial nominees along with other candidates who will compete in the November general election. Most polls open at 7 a.m., though not until 8 a.m. or 9 a.m. in some communities.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Green getting its first scheduled flight to Europe

WHAT IT MEANS: Mayor Scott Avedisian outlines the impact of an international flight as Gov. Chafee and RIAC CEO Kelly Fredericks look on.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Defense Secretary Hagel speaks in Newport

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is counting on defense companies in Rhode Island to help ensure the nation's security.

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U.S. Department of Defense

"Defense Innovation Days" Opening Keynote

As Jack noted, we came over to the Senate together, 1996, served on the Banking Committee together for 12 years.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Zohydro maker responds to governors

The manufacturer of a new extended-release painkiller has responded to being singled out by five New England governors who called on the federal government to take back its decision to approve the drug for the market.

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The Bennington Banner

Zohydro maker responds to governors

The manufacturer of a new extended-release painkiller has responded to being singled out by five New England governors who called on the federal government to take back its decision to approve the drug for the market.

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Norwalk Citizen News

GOP gubernatorial hopefuls land big endorsements

The Republican gubernatorial candidates landed big, last-minute endorsements Tuesday, one from the GOP's 2010 nominee for the office and the other from 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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WLNE-TV Providence

T.F. Green to offer flights to Germany

By: Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: @samanthalavien T.F. Green will soon begin offering international flights.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about Rhode Island's primary

Here are five things to know about Rhode Island's Sept. 9 primary, which features hard-fought races in both parties for the gubernatorial nomination and a heated battle for the Democratic nod for Providence mayor.

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