The share of local workers with jobs in manufacturing plunged from 40% in 1980 to 11% in 2014, a Fed researcher reports.
Your Saturday morning roundup on Rhode Island politics.
One city employee returned to work after he was suspended nearly 3 months.
The pickup truck was rejected by the state’s Safety and Emission Control just five weeks after the dealer said it passed inspection.
The R.I. Commerce Corp. hired a consultant this week to help plan a competition for the effort, a key priority for the governor.
An in-depth look at the ups and downs of Mayor Elorza’s first two years in office.
It’s the second time this month a federal agency has sought additional information about the $364-million new computer system.
A conference call on a motion for temporary restraining order is scheduled for Thursday.
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza could still block the actual expansion down the line.
Gov. Gina Raimondo supports getting rid of the car tax but said the budget is ‘still in the works.’
The Partnership for Rhode Island includes the CEOs of Hasbro, CVS Health and IGT.
The departure of Deputy Secretary Thomas Callahan comes just six months after he joined the quasi-public agency.
Tribal leadership has disputed two straight council elections.
The five-year deal moves the fire department back to four platoons and reduces minimum manning.
Issues involving dumped debris, bankruptcy and security deposits have plagued defendant in Vaughn lawsuit.
David Ackell, of Seekonk, was convicted of sextortion for threatening to release explicit photos of teenager.
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…
Your Saturday morning roundup on Rhode Island politics, including Raimondo’s good jobs trend and Whitehouse’s Trump thoughts.
David Ackell was accused of threatening to distribute explicit photos of a teenage girl if she didn’t do what he wanted.
Governor Raimondo has scheduled a Monday announcement about “economic development” involving the Fortune 100 company.
Supt. Chris Maher says Providence schools are “a place of innovation, momentum and high expectations.”
Governor Raimondo declared that “instead of losing 65 good-paying jobs to Boston, we’re going to create nearly 300.”
Rhode Island’s junior senator wants Betsy Devos to pay $5.3 million in campaign finance fines.
The company, a division of British entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, bought local startup ShapeUp last winter.
Linda Davis Griffin also recently pleaded guilty in a bankruptcy case that involved a $192,000 judgment.