Updated January 28 at 1:28pm
Economic Activity
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The Ocean State is one the top 20 “booziest” states, according to a survey by Thrillest. more
Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
A trip to Abu Dhabi to cheer his friend on during the Volvo Ocean Race ended with Angus Davis jumping off the sailboat into the Persian Gulf in a pair of American Flag pants. more
A new website has been launched to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at locally owned businesses – buylocalri.org. more
Current and future state officials have filed motions to intervene with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and its review of a proposed National Grid rate increase, which – – according to one estimation – could go up about 30 percent for small businesses. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy producers tumbled after OPEC’s decision to keep its output target unchanged while retailers climbed as shoppers hunted for holiday deals. more
Total general revenue has increased on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis, according to the state Department of Revenue’s fiscal 2015 Cash Collections Report for October. more
Most employers plan to add staff and invest in training programs this year, according to a recently released 2015 National Business Trends Survey by the Employer Associations of America. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area, including distressed sales, increased 2.1 percent in October, compared with October 2013, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
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