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Raimondo Administration Announces Second Round of Wavemaker Fellowship to Attract and Retain STEM Talent

News, Workforce August 28, 2017

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced it has selected the second round of recipients of the Wavemaker Fellowship awards. Following a competitive review process, a...

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From Worst To First: Inside Rhode Island’s Business Development Toolkit

From Worst To First: Inside Rhode Island’s Business Development Toolkit

News August 16, 2017

                    Note: This article originally appeared on Bisnow on August 10, 2017 Rhode Island’s leaders know their state ranks as one of...

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Q&A with Commerce: Public Libraries in RI

Q&A with Commerce: Public Libraries in RI

Events, Q&A with Commerce, Resources August 9, 2017

Welcome to our monthly Q&A Overview.  Our goal is to answer questions that you may have about programs, services or resources that exist for your business. We will also address...

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  • Rhode Island Economic Development Tools Lure Two Companies from Massachusetts November 1, 2017
    PROVIDENCE (Oct. 30, 2017)—Gov. Gina Raimondo and the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation tonight approved economic incentives to lure two companies from Massachusetts to Rhode Island. The board also voted to issue Innovation Vouchers to support the R&D work of three...
  • Raimondo Names Robert Davis as Chair of 195 Commission October 18, 2017
    Sends Nomination of Michael McNally for Senate Confirmation to Fill Seat Vacated by Joseph Azrack PROVIDENCE, R.I – Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she has named Robert C. Davis of South Kingstown as Chair of the 195 Commission. This comes as Joseph F. Azrack announced his...
  • Governor Gina Raimondo and R.I. Officials Complete Cement Pouring on New Housing Development October 17, 2017
    The 15-story building will consist of 202 residential units and 10,000 SF of retail space PROVIDENCE – October 17, 2017 – Governor Gina Raimondo, Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor and other leaders today completed the pouring of the last of the concrete that...
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