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Group prioritizes ways to spend Rhode Island’s COVID relief money

Group prioritizes ways to spend Rhode Island's COVID relief money

The Rhode Island Foundation brought together a number of community leaders to prioritize ways to spend the $1.1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Money that has gone unspent until now in Rhode Island under an effort called “Make it Happen: Investing for Rhode Island’s Future”.MORE

Johnson & Wales University sues insurer over pandemic losses

Johnson & Wales University sues insurer over pandemic losses

Johnson & Wales University is suing its insurer over financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, alleging the company breached its contract because it did not allow the university to claim pandemic-related economic losses.MORE

Governor unveils plans to spend $113M in federal money

Governor unveils plans to spend $113M in federal money

Gov. Dan McKee disclosed his plans Thursday to spend about $113 million of Rhode Island’s more than $1.1 billion in federal relief funds on essential needs including affordable housing, support for small businesses, and bonuses for child care workers.MORE

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