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Look up “dysfunction” in the dictionary, and you are not likely to see “the relationship between the Rhode Island governor and the General Assembly” as a definition. But you should. more
Up until the last five years, only a few cities in the world were home to their own for-profit startup accelerators and even fewer could offer evidence of whether the entrepreneurial boot camps would prove sustainable or lucrative. more
Developers of three clean energy projects in Rhode Island issued projections in the final months of 2013 suggesting that they could ultimately create 595 jobs in the state, earning Rhode Island a place among the top 10 states for clean energy job announcements in the fourth quarter. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded a record $31 million in grants in 2013 to more than 1,300 nonprofits, the organization said Friday. more
It will take more than passing visits to the Greater Rhode Island website to generate the type of leads that translate into actual economic growth, but according to proponents, the building blocks are now in place. more
I recently realized that Rhode Island is like the Chicago Cubs of the economic- development world. We never win the prize. more
Suppose you went into the street and hit passersby with some breaking news: “Listen,” you say, “derivatives and other exotic financial products can sometimes make financial markets less stable and more prone to crises. What do you think about that?” more
BOSTON – Mass. Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki said the third round of the annual MassWorks Infrastructure grant program will be open to new applications online between Sept. 3 and Sept. 13. more
Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., got an up close look at three Rhode Island success stories last week as part of a tour hosted by The Rhode Island Foundation. The small businesses – Armando & Sons Meat Market in Providence, Fielding Manufacturing in Cranston and FarSounder in Warwick – were highlighted as part of the foundation’s It’s All In Our Backyard public-education campaign. Above, Oswald Schwartz of Armando & Sons Meat Market gives Langevin a tour of the Providence store. more
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services this past fall designated Pathway Capital Partners, LLC as Rhode Island’s first regional EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program center. The center is allowed to broker investments in Rhode Island projects from foreign nationals seeking permanent residence in the U.S. more
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