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LGBTQ advocates praise removal of R.I. legislator from House committee
RI BUSINESS‘I have a lot of faith’: McKee still believes Tidewater stadium project will happenR.I. Governor Dan McKee said Thursday he remains optimistic about the Tidewater Landing soccer stadium project in Pawtucket, even after news that Pawtucket had not yet gone out for financing on a big chunk of the public’s support for it.
DEVELOPMENT‘Bureaucratic blinders and lack of alignment with state housing goals’ are derailing housing construction in R.I., developers sayRhode Island is an outlier in the region, some developers say, in its approach to whether the impact of the pandemic warrants extending historic tax credit contract deadlines.
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A Rhode Island political power player is retiring
Armand E. Sabitoni, the general secretary-treasurer of the Laborers' International Union of North America, is stepping away after nearly 22 years.
Homeless in R.I.: ‘Oh, it can happen to you. It can absolutely happen to anybody.’
On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Holly Barchie says even a hard-working, middle-class family like hers can end up without a home amid the state’s housing crisis.
Market challenges complicate Tidewater Landing financing
The City of Pawtucket says that it has not yet gone out for the tens of millions in bonds that will make up the bulk of the public’s portion of the support for the project. City officials had originally said that would happen months ago.
R.I. might see three Latinas running for Congress
“It seems like the next milestone,” Marcela Betancur said. “With 60 percent of Latinos in our state living in that district, the growth of the Latino community could be well represented in Congress.”
R.I. housing secretary says ‘all options are on the table’ for Memorial Hospital
The former Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket is still being considered to house families who are homeless, Stefan Pryor said Tuesday, though questions remain about its ownership and connection to R.I. businessman Michael Mota.
Unions, environmentalists call for ‘decarbonizing’ R.I. public schools
Climate Jobs Rhode Island coalition urges passage of legislation aimed at shifting schools from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez launching R.I.’s first Spanish-language health website
“The purpose of this whole thing is to prevent people from going to Google and getting information willy-nilly,” Rodriguez said.
Democrat Nick Autiello running for Congress in R.I.
Autiello, 32, of Providence, calls for Rhode Island to “continue sending a new generation” to Washington, D.C.