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The Department of Transportation will coordinate with the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to help small businesses affected by RhodeWorks construction projects under a new law sponsored by Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer. The legislation (2018-H 7104, 2018-S 2086), which has been signed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, is a response to the Broadway Streetscape Improvement Project in Newport, a $5.8 million project that has restricted parking, temporarily rendered a section of the busy road one-way and resulted in significantly less traffic to local businesses.
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The Portsmouth Democratic Town Committee, at their monthly meeting on July 5, 2018, unanimously adopted a resolution urging the state Democratic Party to review how general assembly candidates are endorsed and create a plan to improve the process.
Rhode Island General Assembly’s Legislative Press and Public Information Bureau announced via press releases on Friday that three pieces of legislation with local ties have been signed into law by Governor Gina Raimondo.
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced on Friday afternoon that they recommend the reopening of Peabody’s Beach in Middletown and Camp Watmough (Holiday Acres Campground) Beach in Glocester for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits.