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BI: Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state’s $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others
Originally appearing: https://www.businessinsider.com/rhode-island-45-million-workforce-development-plan-2020-7 By: Natasha Solo-Lyons Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020 Rhode Island is using $45 million of federal stimulus funding to fast-track its economic comeback,...read more
WUN: Governor Raimondo announces that $1 million is available in grants to help businesses continue to ‘Take It Outside’
Governor Raimondo today announced during her weekly press briefing that her administration has made $1 million in available funding to assist businesses and organizations interested in participating in the state’s Take It Outside initiative.read more
Commerce RI tells GoLocal that the $50 million Restore RI small business grant program is being significantly expanded — more businesses will be eligible and will now include businesses up to 50 employees as well as sole proprietors.read more
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