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RI BUSINESS

Expansion of plastics components maker Igus gets early OK in East Providence

The Planning Board signed off on a master development plan for a $200 million, 707,000-square-foot expansion, the biggest industrial development in city history

RI POLITICS

Magaziner criticizes Fung on abortion access and for being on board of St. Thomas More Society of RI

But the local group for Catholic lawyers and judges is not a chapter of the national organization that filed legal briefs urging the Supreme Court to overturn Roe. v. Wade.

RHODE MAP

Poll: Governor McKee’s COVID-19 approval rating hits 44 percent

The number of Rhode Islanders who approve of how McKee is handling the pandemic is slowly ticking up, but he still trails behind most New England governors.

RI POLITICS

US Chamber of Commerce endorses Fung for Congress

Stephen McAllister, the chamber’s regional vice president and the Democratic Warwick City Council president, spoke about why the chamber is backing the Republican former Cranston mayor.

RI POLITICS

Recounts fail to change outcomes in R.I. races

AnderBois wins Providence City Council Ward 3 race by 28 votes, and Graves takes City Council Ward 12 primary by 13 votes.

RHODE MAP

A top aide to Senator Whitehouse is ready to break out on her own

Rele Abiade is leaving her job as Whitehouse's deputy state director to launch One Rhode Consulting, a mission-driven consulting firm.

COLUMN | DAN MCGOWAN

Meet the woman who just helped Brett Smiley become mayor of Providence

No one’s stock in Rhode Island politics has risen more than Emily Crowell’s over the past decade.

US SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court shouldn’t be ‘inserting itself into every hot-button issue in America,’ Justice Kagan says

Speaking at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said a court does best “when it doesn’t allow personal political views, personal policy views to affect or infect its judging."