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.
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.
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 …
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 …