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Rhode Island, facing massive budget deficits, is in no position to bail out a private gambling company.
By Timothy C Barmann Deepwater Wind beats six other bidders competing for the private- financed venture. NORTH KINGSTOWN -- The company selected to build a $1.5-billion wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island has never constructed an offshore project.
By Mark Reynolds The $12.5 million, awarded to the University of Rhode Island, will pay for training for high school and middle school teachers.
By Steve Peoples State money for such things as student loans, water-related projects and home mortgages is in investment accounts that are not protected by collateral.
By Steve Peoples The state is negotiating an unprecedented Medicaid waiver from the federal government in an attempt to save money, but some congressional leaders are wary.
By Mike Downey Drive up Charles Street into North Providence, past Lancellotta's Banquet Restaurant, and you're at the home of Council 94, the largest state employees union. Look for an office whose bulletin board features a "Don't blame me, I voted for Charlie" sticker, a "Retired U.S.
By Steve Peoples, The Providence Journal, R.I. Aug. 6--PROVIDENCE -- The critics filled the room.
By Paul Edward Parker Council 94 has asked the Superior Court to block the governor from increasing members' health-insurance costs.
By Paul Edward Parker, The Providence Journal, R.I. Aug.
Governor Carcieri has once again demonstrated how out of touch with reality he really is. His most recent veto of an alternative energy proposal was a slap in the face to the sanctity of our environment and to future generations.
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