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June 23, 2018

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Governor Raimondo leads Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open Sail Newport’s new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center

Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters, celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over 200 people joined Executive Director Brad Read for a ribbon cutting ceremony, including Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Director Janet Coit, former

Report Highlights 30,000 Jobs, $4.3 Billion in Economic Impact from Defense Cluster in R.I.

Rhode Island’s defense cluster accounts for thousands of jobs and billions in economic impact, according to an in-depth report on the Economic Impact of the Rhode Island Defense Cluster released today by The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA).  The report, highlighted in remarks by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at SENEDIA’s annual Defense Innovation

Community Provider Network of Rhode Island to recognize Direct Support Professionals of the Year

The Community Provider Network of Rhode Island (CPNRI) has announced that they will celebrate the contributions and tireless work of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) during National DSP Recognition Week from September 10 – 16, 2017. The DSP recognition week activities aim to highlight the importance of DSPs in providing quality care to people with intellectual disabilities

Op-ed: Representative Deborah Ruggiero – Manufacturing is real in Rhode Island

Manufacturing in Rhode Island is alive and well, but not the manufacturing from the days of our grandparents. Technology has changed how we do business today and how we live. Today’s manufacturing requires knowledge in technology, math, ladder logic, G-code, lean manufacturing principles and CAD programs. Manufacturing represents 15 percent of the state’s economy with

Euer’s margin of victory in Senate District 13 race increases after Board of Elections count remaining mail ballots

The Rhode Island Board of Elections held a hearing on Monday to review approximately 230 mail ballots from the Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) race that held a Special Election on August 22nd. The Board requested a review because they had never seen so many mail ballots notarized by a single person, according to a press release from

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