Newsmakers 11/30/2016: John Taylor of Twin River, EOHHS Secretary Elizabeth Roberts

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: Twin River’s Chairman of the Board John Taylor. Statewide voters and Tiverton residents passed a referendum giving the green light to build a casino there. Taylor discusses the timeline and what happens to the building housing Newport Grand, which will be vacated when the new casino is opened.

On the second half of Newsmakers, Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts defends criticisms about a glitchy roll-out of the state’s new social services computer system.