Updated March 28 at 6:24am
Economic Activity
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A late-winter storm is blanketing the eastern U.S. in snow. more
U.S. companies are issuing bonds at the fastest pace ever. more
Graduate schools from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island were ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Weekend commuter rail service to Providence Station could be eliminated for one year, along with all suburban Boston routes, as part of a package of budget cuts under review by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. more
Rhode Island ranked fourth highest in the nation in January for its year-over-year 8.9 percent construction job gain, the Associated General Contractors of America said Monday. more
Route 146, close to the Massachusetts border, will be closed overnight on Friday, March 24 to allow for the safe removal of the Central Street bridge. more
The Ocean State ranks ninth highest in state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income and per capita in the Tax Foundation’s 2017 annual Facts & Figures report. more
A year ago, the Federal Reserve was forced to back away from its earlier projection for four interest-rate increases in 2016. This year, everyone’s coming around to the Fed’s view. more
Calling the state’s labor force performance “a train wreck,” University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said it has failed to increase each year since it peaked in December 2006. more
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