It’s the second time this month a federal agency has sought additional information about the $364-million new computer system.
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The departure of Deputy Secretary Thomas Callahan comes just six months after he joined the quasi-public agency.
The Fortune 100 company, which will seek nearly $5 million in tax breaks, is the third major corporation to add tech jobs in Providence rece…
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Governor Raimondo has scheduled a Monday announcement about “economic development” involving the Fortune 100 company.
The company, founded by a University of Rhode Island graduate, is famed for making the annual White House Christmas ornament.
Governor Raimondo declared that “instead of losing 65 good-paying jobs to Boston, we’re going to create nearly 300.”
The company, a division of British entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, bought local startup ShapeUp last winter.
The uptick in the unfunded pension liability follows a down year for the state’s investment portfolio, which lost 0.2% in 2015-16.
The governor said taxpayers will finally see significant construction on the old highway land “in just a few short months.”
The proposal for an innovation complex on the old 195 land has become one of Governor Raimondo’s signature initiatives.
“This cannot become a partisan issue,” the pair and two other top senators said Sunday. “The stakes are too high for our country.”
The letter is the latest in a cascade of criticism over UHIP, which launched in September and has been plagued by problems ever since.
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Governor Raimondo said the revamped $400-million proposal will improve safety while enhancing the area around the 1.6-mile expressway.
“It’s no secret the state continues to face some structural budget problems,” the House’s fiscal expert warned lawmakers Tuesday.
The long-delayed computer upgrade for the Division of Motor Vehicles has reportedly cost almost $47 million so far.
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The notorious project remains unfinished after almost a decade of work, and the two sides are now fighting over it in court.
He signed a cryptic letter alleging there is “additional information” about Russia’s actions that the public has yet to see.
The state’s troubled new computer system for benefits will save taxpayers millions of dollars less than promised this year.
The Cranston Republican nearly became the first challenger to beat a sitting Rhode Island House speaker in more than a century.
The huge health program for low-income residents spends more than $2 billion a year to cover almost one in three residents.
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The decision is a blow to the hopes of Mattiello’s Republican challenger, Steven Frias, who is down by 85 votes.