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Economic Activity
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Revenue was 2 percent higher than expected through the first six months of the fiscal year and was boosted by gains in personal income tax and lottery collections, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Passenger traffic fell slightly last year at T.F. Green Airport, but increased for the month of December, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro Inc., last year received a 30 percent pay cut to his total compensation package, largely because of a sharp decrease in stock awards. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. 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
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
Rhode Island commuters who use the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail will see a $2 roundtrip increase in the daily fare, under a series of system-wide increases expected to take effect July 1. more
A developer who has proposed a trio of modern skyscrapers for vacant land in the I-195 Redevelopment District said Thursday he is ready to move forward on one of the towers immediately, and reiterated his intention to build in phases. more
The U.K.’s largest lenders accelerated the biggest fall since 2009 on Monday after the nation’s vote to leave the European Union sparked fears about political and economic risks and the sharpest negative shift in analyst sentiment on record. more
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