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Economic Development
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday unveiled an $8.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July, weighted toward efforts to increase economic activity and create jobs in Rhode Island. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given out “Superfund Excellence in Site Re-use” awards for projects that installed solar energy farms at former landfills in Massachusetts. more
The CEO of Deepwater Wind LLC, the company behind the Block Island Wind Farm, told NPR that the New Bedford marine commerce terminal remains a wise investment, even as Cape Wind, which was supposed to be its major tenant, has ended its lease there. more
PROVIDENCE – The commission overseeing development of the former Interstate 195 lands released a series of documents Tuesday prepared by the Pawtucket Red Sox in its request to move the team to a … more
The Quonset Business Park now employs more than 10,000 people, a milestone celebrated on Monday at the former naval air station by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and other state and congressional leaders. more
Total general revenue exceeded expected general revenue for the first three months of the fiscal year, according to the September monthly assessment report from the state Department of Revenue released on Tuesday. more
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a global wind energy company, will sponsor a boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Chris Nicholson, a six-time world champion who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat for the race that starts on Oct. 4 in Alicante, Spain. more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
A new state law designed to encourage housing construction also creates tax incentives for builders who want to restore blighted or vacant structures. more
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