Updated July 22 at 11:28pm
Economic Activity
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The General Assembly passed legislation Thursday that allows Twin River to transfer Newport Grand operations to a new casino in Tiverton – if voters approve the measure statewide and in the proposed host town. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission has launched a fact-finding mission to determine how best to address pricing issues related to the state’s quickly evolving electric grid. more
The Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for May 8-20, 2018, the organizers and Sail Newport have announced. more
Financial companies will be hard-pressed to meet long-term growth expectations as decades of credit expansion come to an end and central-bank policies and tighter regulations squeeze profits, according to bond investor Bill Gross. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
New SATA brand Azores Airlines has announced that it will offer weekly seasonal flight service from T.F. Green Airport to Ponta Delgada, Azores, in July and August 2016, and is considering offering year round service to commence in 2017. more
Redevelopment of the historic Pontiac Mills into residential and commercial space has begun, with selective demolition and removal of debris in the buildings that will become its first phase. more
The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership will receive $750,000 in federal funding to continue its programming. more
Companies added more workers than projected in February, indicating the U.S. job market remains strong, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Massachusetts may be the most innovative state, but Rhode Island is not too far behind. Rhode Island ranked 13th on a list of the leading technology states from the Massachusetts Innovation Economy’s annual index, and 14th on on the Bloomberg State Innovation Index. more
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