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The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than forecast in May, reflecting broad-based gains that signal inflation will move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue collected $7 million more than expected in May, resulting in a 3.2 percent monthly total general revenue surplus compared with the state’s original revenue projections, the department reported Tuesday. more
The owners of the Regency Plaza Apartments in downtown are planning to build a new 134-unit rental building on the Broadway side of the complex. more
The R.I. Senate on Monday approved the $8.7 billion state budget for fiscal 2015 by a vote of 32-5, submitting for the governor’s signature a spending plan that cuts the state’s corporate and estate taxes, provides for repayment of the 38 Studios bonds, eliminates the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls and adds $33.4 million in education funding. more
(Updated, June 17, 10:16 a.m.) A Boston-area laboratory-space firm has partnered with local medical investors to propose a life sciences accelerator on the former I-195 land known as The Link. more
Gasoline prices climbed back up again in Rhode Island this week while the Massachusetts average remained unchanged from a week ago, reflecting volatility in national gas prices, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Four cities and towns have launched the Rhode Island beta of OpportunitySpace, an online database of public properties intended to promote transparency and community redevelopment. more
Industrial production climbed more than forecast in May, a sign gains in manufacturing are supporting growth as the U.S. economy picks up. more
The R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission has awarded $59,300 to seven municipalities and historic-preservation programs across the state. more
Large companies, wealthy retirees and East Bay drivers should benefit from the state budget backed by House Democratic leaders, while some developers, real estate agents and hotel workers are among those feeling aggrieved by it. more
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