The two-term Coventry state representative may face Robert Flanders in a primary.
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The second-term Democrat was reacting to a Washington news outlet’s investigation into lawmakers’ investments.
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In an interview on this week’s Executive Suite, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren also expressed optimism about the economy.
State leaders will have far less money to spend than they expected as they put together the new state budget in the coming weeks.
Rhode Island’s senior senator again called for an independent special prosecutor to take over the investigation of Trump and Russia.
SEIU 1199, which represents 2,200 workers at Women & Infants and Butler, said recently announced layoffs are a bad move.
The nonprofit’s day care license was revoked after an employee was discovered to be working there despite being barred by the state.
The town will freeze cost-of-living adjustments for five years and increase contributions to its underfunded retirement fund.
The building’s owner, High Rock Development, sued in 2013 after the bank decided to move its workers out of the downtown landmark.
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The company is closing its Providence Place store to consolidate its Rhode Island retail operations at its flagship in Warwick.
Rhode Island’s No. 2 hospital group, which owns Women & Infants and Memorial, had expected to lose less than $5 million.
Wood was a longtime top aide to former lieutenant governor and health secretary Elizabeth Roberts.
The speaker has promised to eliminate the $220-million-a-year tax over five years, but hasn’t provided details yet.
The announcement comes just two months before the city will complete its court-ordered post-bankruptcy plan.
The first-term Democratic governor continues to raise much more money than most Rhode Island politicians.
“Our approach is to move as aggressively as we can but not any faster than that,” the state leader in charge said.
But the number of units authorized was still less than half what it was in 2005, during the height of the housing boom.
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The eight-figure credit from Deloitte is not a final settlement but will cover various costs associated with the computer debacle.
Bill Haslam started a first-in-the-nation program that lets high-school graduates go to community and technical colleges tuition-free.
The owner of Women & Infants announced last week it will be acquired by Massachusetts’ largest hospital group, Partners.
The new numbers suggest lawmakers will have to make tougher choices when they put together the budget over the next two months.