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Young people join Cicilline’s town hall

On a rainy Thursday evening last week, a crowd of about 100 young people ranging from 18 to 35 years of age filled a ballroom in the ProvidenceG to participate in a Town Hall for the Next Generation organized by Rep. David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I. “This is an opportunity for you to give me some guidance ...

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Unpaid wages reveal gaps in labor programs for disabled

Intellectually and developmentally disabled workers within Rhode Island sheltered workshops — institutions that employ mainly individuals with disabilities — are still being abused on the job, despite the announcement of a consent decree with the state by the U.S. Department of Justice. The decree ...


Plans for bridge, parks resume

A pedestrian bridge connecting the Jewelry District to the East Side is set to begin construction in summer 2016, setting in motion plans that were put on hold by a series of setbacks. Development of a 2-acre park and a 5-acre park on the east and west sides of the Providence River, respectively, is ...


State receives paid family leave grant

Rhode Island has been awarded $235,737 by the Labor Department for its Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program, making it one of eight states to receive a portion of a larger $1.55 million grant. The TCI program started in January 2014, making Rhode Island one of only three states in the U.S. ­— along ...

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