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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders dropped in February to a nine-month low as potential buyers stayed away, interrupting the steady progress residential real estate had built over the course of 2015. more
A declining 5.1 percent unemployment rate did not keep Rhode Island’s economic momentum from sagging in December, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports and interest-rate spread. The indicator, which is … more
A day after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed legislation authorizing the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass repair program, the state Department of Transportation late Friday afternoon posted four advertisements seeking private companies or consultants to help carry out the work. more
(Updated 10:04 a.m. and 12:14 and 2:32 p.m.) RhodeWorks, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s truck toll plan to improve the state’s deteriorating bridges and roads, is now law. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
The governor’s proposed truck toll plan, RhodeWorks, would generate substantial long-term funding for transportation projects, but may not provide enough revenue in the short term, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council said Wednesday. more
Construction employment rose in 190 out of 358 metropolitan areas over the year in December, including in the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw jobs climb 2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Tuesday. more
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