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Published: July 21, 2014 03:55 PM THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL Federal, state and local officials gathered at the New England Institute of Technology's Warwick campus Monday morning to celebrate the success of its new shipbuilding program, which launched in the fall.
By Patricia Daddona PBN Staff Writer Posted 7/20/14 A marine trades and manufacturing job-training program funded with federal, state and Rhode Island Foundation money has trained 100 people to date, 90 percent of whom have found jobs.
July 21, 2014 01:56 PM Journal staff writer Barbara Polichetti tweets that New England Institute of Technology today celebrates its new Shipbuilding Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI), a program that Senator Reed says will train people for jobs that "are here today," including jobs at Electric Boat.

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Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the State of Rhode Island will "go green" by launching Apply RI, a new online job application website. Apply RI is a web-based, workforce management system that provides a streamlined process for job seekers searching for employment with the state.
In an effort to accelerate innovation in Rhode Island and help local entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses create jobs and compete for approximately $2.5 billion in available federal funding each year from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (
In a ceremony today at the State House, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law the FY 2015 Budget, Bill No. 7133 SUB A as amended relating to making appropriations for the support of the state for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. In addition, he has included a Letter of Transmittal...

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