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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley led private college chief pay in the region in 2013, receiving total compensation of $795,570, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
State-organized, international trade trips have taken business and government leaders in Rhode Island to Canada and the United Kingdom in recent months. The latest venture, to England and France, came soon after the United Kingdom voted to … more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has released its class of 2016 nominees, Justine Henin, Marat Safin and Helena Sukova. more
Rhode Island’s debt ranks 36th in the nation, with a taxpayer burden of $14,200, according to Chicago-based Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit that aims to deliver transparent financial information from governments to citizens. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
There has been almost no change in the amount of foreclosure petitions filed by lenders in Massachusetts over the past year. more
State general revenue collections crept up modestly in fiscal 2016, boosted by increases in revenue from income and sales taxes and user fees. more
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