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Treasurer Diossa to Evaluate Banking Relationship with Washington Trust

Providence, RI – Today, Rhode Island General Treasurer James A. Diossa announced that he will evaluate the Office of the General Treasurer’s banking relationship, and the state’s business, with Washington Trust Company (“Washington Trust” or the “Bank”) after it was revealed that the Bank has agreed to pay $9 million to resolve the allegations that it […]Read More

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Governor McKee Announces New Opportunity to Bring Approximately 1200 Megawatts

Rhode Island Energy Will Issue New Offshore Wind Request for Proposals in October PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee announced today that Rhode Island Energy, the state’s leading energy utility, will be issuing a new Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit approximately 1200 megawatts of new offshore wind to help power the state’s clean energy needs. […]Read More

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Governor McKee Highlights Critical Capital Investments to Improve Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI – This morning, Governor Dan McKee visited the Rhode Island Convention Center and Amica Mutual Pavilion to tour capital improvements that are reinvigorating the facilities that attract hundreds of thousands of patrons annually for sporting events, concerts, performances, and conventions. These improvements were made possible by a critical investment from the State as proposed by […]Read More

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City of Providence Announces Winter Rates for Providence Community Electricity

Offering Residents, Businesses Cost-Competitive and Energy Resilient Alternative   PROVIDENCE, RI— Today, the City of Providence announced the new winter supply rate for the Providence Community Electricity program will go into effect beginning with the November meter read. Winter rates for the Providence Standard supply option most residents are enrolled in will be set at 17.641 […]Read More

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Pawtucket Foundation in Collaboration with the City of Pawtucket and

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Foundation, in collaboration with Groundwork RI and the City of Pawtucket, was awarded a $3,000,000 Urban and Community Forestry Grant last week. This grant, made possible through the collaborative efforts of both the City, Groundwork RI, and the Pawtucket Foundation, will allow the City to embark on a project that focuses on […]Read More

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U.S. Senate Celebrates National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week

Reed-authored resolution recognizes vital role that adult education and family literacy play in our nation’s well-being WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to raise public awareness of adult education and family literacy, assist adult learners, and support increased access to adult education and family literacy programs, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Susan Collins (R-ME) led Senate […]Read More

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City Council Introduces a City-Wide Rental Registry for Landlords &

Rental Housing Registry Providence, RI – Councilors received a proposed ordinance that would create a first-of-its-kind registration for all occupied and vacant rental units throughout the city of Providence. The aim of a rental registry is to help address longstanding health and safety issues, identify units that are not up to code, educate tenants and landlords on building […]Read More