Updated May 23 at 11:26pm
Economic Activity
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Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased again, fueled by growth in building permits and fewer jobless claims. more
A sharper decline in U.S. railroad cargo this quarter points to weak spots in the U.S. economy as a strong dollar crimps exports, retailers whittle down excess inventory and energy investment stalls. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, but were unchanged in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. 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
Federal grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have been awarded to 10 communities to help assisted housing residents find work and access job training. more
Twin River Casino debuted 16 poker tables on Thursday on its second floor. more
A healing job market is giving the U.S. Federal Reserve reason to pull back on economic stimulus by ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates. more
Betaspring and Founders League will relocate to a newly renovated building downtown, the start of what developer Cornish Associates hopes will become a redevelopment of Grant’s Block. more
Are financial incentives a prerequisite for economic development? In most urban areas of Rhode Island, the answer appears to be a qualified yes. Developers interested in investing have traditionally sought property tax relief, with the full … more
Rhode Island organizations are reinvigorating buy-local campaigns for the holidays, but how much the efforts truly boost the bottom lines for businesses can be hard to measure. The Rhode Island Foundation took over the state's year-round … more
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