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    Lesley Palagi, Northern Rhode Island Chamber
    Friday, January 4, 2019
    January 1, 2019, rang in a new year and a new legislative session. Rep. Nicholas Mattiello was elected Speaker of the House and Sen. Dominick Ruggerio was elected Senate President. In the coming weeks, committee assignments will be made, new committee chairs will be named, legislation will be filed, and hearings will be held. During the upcoming year, the Chamber may ask you to contact your legislators when the need arises. Please go to the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s web page, https://vote.sos.ri.gov/ and enter your information as requested (if you live in Rhode Island), so that you will know who represents you as a State Representative and a State Senator. Thank you for your help! Read more
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    Blakeley Andersen
    Tuesday, December 4, 2018
    The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Center for Women & Enterprise will partner to host the Rhode Island Small Business Economic Summit. This small business strategic planning conference will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Read more
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    Mark S. Hayward, Rhode Island District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    To help celebrate 2018 National Veterans Small Business Week from November 5th through 9th, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Rhode Island District Office will be holding workshops across the state on various small business topics. Read more
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    Erin Donovan-Boyle
    Monday, October 1, 2018
    Submit your nomination today for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read more
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    Blakeley Andersen
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend a public meeting concerning improvements to the Aquidneck Ave Intersection in Middletown. Improvements will happen at Green End Ave, Purgatory Road, Crescent Road and Valley Road. Will take place Tuesday, October 2 at 6pm at Middletown Town Hall, Council Chambers, 350 East Main Road, Middletown. Read more
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    Suzanne Elsbecker
    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Cox Business is bringing Get Started RI (#GetStartedRI) back to Providence on Thursday, October 4th. Get Started RI will feature seven entrepreneurs who will pitch their business to a distinguished panel of experts for a chance to win a prize package valued up to $50,000 in prizes, including a Cox Business technology package. Read more
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    Elizabeth Russo
    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a 12-week business education program hosted at CCRI that helps Rhode Island small businesses grow and create jobs. Applications due Oct Read more
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    Blakeley Andersen
    Friday, September 14, 2018
    COMPLYING WITH RHODE ISLAND’S NEW PAID SICK LEAVE (PTO) LAWS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW Read more
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    Erin Donovan-Boyle
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    The Chamber works on behalf of the business community to advocate for and promote economic health, diversity, growth and prosperity in the Greater Newport area. This is an essential part of the services and benefits that we provide to our membership and the broader business community. In addition to the many events we host throughout the year to inform the business community of best practices and market trends, we also focus a lot of our efforts on the laws and regulations that impact businesses, the policy makers impacting the business climate, and by weighing in on important issues that would impact your businesses, at the local, state and federal levels. Read more
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    Blakeley Andersen
    Thursday, September 6, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor to Host Listening Sessions About Proposed Overtime Rule Read more
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