Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- Watch Live: President-elect Joe Biden announces picks for labor, commerce posts
President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as labor secretary and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary. Watch the announcement live.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:51:00 GMT.
- Biden to nominate Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to be labor secretary
He also plans to name Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to head the Labor Department.
CBS News. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:46:00 -0500.
- Joe Biden taps Marty Walsh for labor secretary, Gina Raimondo for commerce
President-elect Joseph R. Biden named Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his pick for Labor secretary and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as his pick for Commerce secretary on Thursday as he filled out additional members of his economic team. ...
David Sherfinski. Washington Times. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:04:32 -0500.
- Biden Expected to Nominate Boston Mayor Walsh for Labor Secretary
The president-elect's transition team is also expected to name Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo secretary of commerce.
Voice of America. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:53:04 -0500.
- Biden Picks Democratic Governor as Head of Commerce Department
President-elect Joe Biden has picked Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to lead the Commerce Department, setting trade policy and looking to promote U.S. opportunities for growth domestically and overseas. ...
The Associated Press. Western Journal. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 19:15:50 +0000.
- Biden Picks Rhode Island Governor for Commerce Secretary
The incoming administration will select Gina M. Raimondo, a moderate Democrat, to guide a sprawling department critical to business and technology.
Jonathan Martin and Ana Swanson. New York Times. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:30:38 +0000.
- Covid US: New variants may make pandemic 'up to FIVE TIMES deadlier'
Dr Ashish K Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, predicts that by the end of February, the U.S. will see an additional 10 million cases and from 100,000 to 150,000 deaths.
Daily Mail. Thu, 07 Jan 2021 04:01:40 GMT.
- A Rhode Island Avenue fire station could be redeveloped as big changes come to Edgewood
D.C. is teeing up a city-owned site for mixed-use construction as other big developers eye the area.
Alex Koma. American City Business Journals. Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:36:45 +0000.
- Dr. Ashish Jha discusses latest in new COVID-19 strain, vaccine distribution and approval
Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of Brown University School of Public Health, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the latest news about the coronavirus vaccine and the U.K. variant.
CBS News. Mon, 28 Dec 2020 08:28:54 -0500.
- A Plan by Eastern States to Cap Tailpipe Emissions Gets Off to a Slow Start
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., all announced they would join a cap-and-trade program for cars and trucks. But many bigger states have yet to join.
Brad Plumer. New York Times. Sun, 27 Dec 2020 15:01:43 +0000.
Rhode Island Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Rhode Island as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,056,426||0.08|
|July 1, 2015||1,055,607||0.11|
|July 1, 2014||1,054,480||0.14|
|July 1, 2013||1,053,033||0.01|
|July 1, 2012||1,052,901||0.04|
|July 1, 2011||1,052,451||-0.08|
|July 1, 2010||1,053,337|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Rhode Island was 1,052,567.
In 2008, the estimated population of Rhode Island was 1,050,788, whereas
in 2006, the population of Rhode Island was about 1,058,991.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Rhode Island's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Rhode Island
web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Providence, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Rhode Island library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Rhode Island
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