Republican candidate for Governor Giovanni Feroce released a statement this week in which he did not mince words about his distaste for current Governor Gina Raimondo's approach to business development in Rhode Island.
In his statement, Feroce accuses Raimondo of creating an environment where only business entities that engage with the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation will receive any support from the state - thus allowing her to take credit for job creation. Feroce, the former CEO of Alex and Ani claims that the Governor's strategy is harmful, and needs to stop.
He was the Red Sox 2017 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, though you probably know nothing about him.
Meet Jalen Beeks, the next man up in the Red Sox farm system.
Beeks, a 24 year old southpaw, has quietly entrenched himself as the organization's top pitching prospect. He landed himself on the team's 40-man roster -- and now that Jay Groome is out indefinitely following Tommy John surgery on his pitching arm, Beeks may be the next man up for the organization.
Ryan L. Fox
Welcome PawSox fans of all ages to WBOB’s PawSox notebook. Well the big news down in Pawtucket is the fact that there’s a laser show going on. Yes that’s right, Boston Red Sox second baseman and the 2008 AL MVP Dustin Pedroia is doing a rehab assignment with the team. However he isn’t the only Red Sox as RHPs Tyler Thornburg and Austin Maddox are doing their own rehab assignment with the team. How has the team performed with all these rehabbing Red Sox? Let’s find out.
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the March rate of 4.5 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is up one-tenth of a percentage point from the April 2017 rate of 4.4 percent.
The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in April 2018, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the previous month and down half of a percentage point over the year.
Sen. Joshua Miller intends to introduce legislation today that draws upon the experiences of states where marijuana has been legalized to create a system to tax and regulate marijuana in Rhode Island.
While Senator Miller has introduced legislation with similar goals since 2014, this year the tax structure established in the bill mirrors that of Massachusetts, where recreational marijuana sales will become legal in July.
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