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    News for Chamber

    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    EAST GREENWICH, R.I. – The Board of Trustees of Rocky Hill School has selected Diane Rich of East Greenwich as Head of School effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Rich, who will be the first woman Head of School since Dorothy Marshall founded Rocky Hill School in 1934, succeeds Dr. James Tracy who will become President of the groundbreaking Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning founded by the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 09, 2018
    An Update from the State House What’s Going On This Week Senate Labor Committee Passes Comparable Pay & House Labor Schedules Hearing The Senate Labor Committee recommended passage S.2475 SubA unanimously last week (with a few amendments to the original bill). The House Labor Committee has scheduled the House version - H.7427 – for a hearing Thursday, April 12 th at approximately 4:30 pm ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    An Update from the State House Last Week – Weather Alerts and Testimonies Last Wednesday arrived with yet another cancellation due to the prediction of a snow storm. All hearings were again postponed. The Senate Labor Committee rescheduled its hearings for Wednesday, March 28 th as did the Senate Committee on Environment and Energy. What’s Going On This Week Tuesday, March 27  The Senate ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    January Unemployment Rate Held Steady; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 200 from December The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the revised December rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one-tenth of a percentage point from the January 2017 rate of 4.6 percent. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    An Update from the State House What’s in the Governor’s FY2019 Budget – The Last Articles  Article 15 – Relating to Children and Families This Article is set to be heard by the House Finance Committee, Wednesday, March 7 th at the Rise (approximately 4:30 p.m. in Room 35) Article 15 addresses what happens when a child in the DCYF system turns 18 years of age. Under current law, the ...read more
    Categories: Political, Chamber
    Monday, January 22, 2018
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    Categories: Economic, Chamber
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
     
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community