Business

A War O’ Words Emerges Between General Treasurer Candidates: Lathrop V. Diossa. The Subject? Pension COLA’s!

From The James Lathrop For Treasurer Campaign:   Bringing back COLA’s (Cost of Living Adjustments)   How would you feel if your loan application was denied because your neighbor had bad credit? This is what is happening with the pensions under the control of the State Treasurer and something when[Read More…]

by September 23, 2022

The Decision! American Trucking Associations, et al V. Peter Alviti & The Rhode Island Bridge & Tunnel Authority

  Hot. Off. The. Presses! The Stunning Decision That Caught The McKee Administration Flatfooted!  

by September 21, 2022

Small Business Alert! City of Providence Announces Microenterprise Accelerator Program

    “Empower Providence” program in partnership with Empower by GoDaddy will provide training and resources to Providence microenterprises At an event held today at The Social Enterprise Greenhouse, the Jewelry District based Incubator, Providence Mayor Elorza, RIBBA (Rhode Island Black Business Association) President Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber[Read More…]

by September 1, 2022

Massachusetts Congressman Auchincloss Op-Ed: Afghanistan Can Be Stabilized & America’s First Step Should Be With Mining

Auchincloss leading a combined special operations mission in Panama (2014) America can use mining partnership in Afghanistan to force human rights improvements   One year after ending the failed war in Afghanistan, the United States is in a stronger position. Without boots on the ground, we have more resources to[Read More…]

by August 27, 2022

Pawtucket Senator/Economic Development Flack Ties $10 Million Dollar Stadium Shortfall To Taxes!

  Rhode Island State Senator Sandra Cano, who in a clear conflict of interest to any sentient human being, serves as Economic Development Chief for the City of Pawtucket finally addressed, in a manner, the 10$ Million Dollar contribution by the City to the troubled Tidewater Landing Soccer Stadium. In[Read More…]

by August 6, 2022

Governor McKee, State Officials Announce $2.9 Million in Placemaking Grants to Support Outdoor & Public Space Capital Improvement, Event Programming

Gov Dan McKee, and assembled dignitaries announced the recipients of nearly 3Million dollars of grants dedicated to tourism related public spaces, Friday morning, in picturesque DePasquale Square, in the heart of Providence Rhode Island’s Federal Hill District From the Office of Governor Dan McKee: Placemaking grants will bring needed support[Read More…]

by August 5, 2022

Minority Leader Chippendale Reacts To CommerceRI Vote On Tidewater Landing #38Stadium

  The fact that the governor had to sit in at the Commerce Corp meeting to break the tie is in and of itself concerning. The project is already reaching $50 million in cost overruns – which I can all but guarantee will continue to rise and require Legislative approval[Read More…]

by July 26, 2022

Soccer Stadium! Gov McKee Forced To Vote On Tiebreaker-Veteran Board Members Dissent

  McKee Forced To Vote To Break Tie To Save Doomed Project! CommerceRI Board Agrees To Redirect Bond Proceeds To Stadium Project – Promised, Yet Unknown, Is The Future … Timing … Cost … Scope Of Mixed Use Development. The Portion Of The Project That Was To Serve As Much[Read More…]

by July 26, 2022

June Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.7 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Remained Unchanged from May

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.7 percent in June, matching the lowest rate on record*, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The June rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from the May rate of 2.9 percent. Last year the rate was 6.2 percent in[Read More…]

by July 21, 2022

Video & Interview: Gov McKee Cuts Ribbon On Modernized Pier 2 At Quonset’s Port Of Davisville

From Governor Dan McKee: Governor Dan McKee joined the Quonset Development Corporation and state and local officials on Tuesday morning to cut the ribbon on the modernized Pier 2 at Quonset’s Port of Davisville. The $83.1 million expansion and modernization will extend the life of the Pier by 50 years and was[Read More…]

by July 13, 2022