PROVIDENCE â€“ Reversing rampant unemployment and turning Rhode Islandâ€™s woeful economy around have been the stated priorities of the state legislature for several years running, but businesses still canâ€™t find employees qualified to do the work that needs to be done.
â€śThe jobs and skills gap in Rhode Island is in crisis,â€ť Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed declared Tuesday, as she laid out the Senateâ€™s â€śRhode to Workâ€ť action plan to promote education and job training â€śfor todayâ€™s unemployed and tomorrowâ€™s workforce.
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WOONSOCKET -- The polling places for todayâ€™s special primary election in House District 49
are: Woonsocket Middle School at Hamlet, 60 Florence Drive; John F. Kennedy Manor, 547 Clinton St.; Park View Manor, 218 Pond St.; and Fairmount Heights, 525 Second Avenue.
Polls close at 8 p.m.