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Rhode Island is one of the top 10 safest states in the country to live in, according to WalletHub. more
Consumer purchases unexpectedly stalled in April as Americans used income gains to shore up savings, raising the risk the biggest part of the economy may take time to gain momentum after a slow start to the year. more
The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
The governor said he was never told that Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics included plans to use an expanded convention center in South Boston, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
The first hints of construction materialized Thursday as the developer of the South Street Landing project said the firm is on track for a summer closing on the property and completion of the project by early 2017. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. more
(Updated 3:02 and 4:51 p.m.) The Senate majority leader said he plans to introduce legislation Thursday that will create a tax stabilization standard for the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor, one that would provide a 20-year phase-in for taxes. more
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