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The decision of a Melbourne, Fla.-based company that specializes in LED lighting to relocate its headquarters to West Warwick was heralded by the governor on Monday at a press conference. more
Rhode Island was among the top five states in March with mortgages delinquent by 90 days or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
The average unemployment rate in New England was 5.9 percent last year, 1 percentage point less than 2013’s rate of 6.9 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The 23rd annual Providence Boat Show will be held Feb. 4-7 at the R.I. Convention Center. more
More than 132,000 jobs in Rhode Island are supported by international trade, according to Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies. more
Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year ago in 296 out of 387 metropolitan areas in the nation, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, where the rate dropped to 4.9 percent from 6.2 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
Companies hired 205,000 workers in January as the labor market continued to power past a growth slowdown and financial-market volatility. more
Both Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate and serious delinquency rate exceeded national rates in June, according to data released this week by CoreLogic. more
The board that began overseeing the MBTA has signed off on an arrangement that the transit authority reached with Keolis Commuter Services to improve performance, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
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