Updated October 23 at 12:29pm
Economic Development
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Problem: Despite marginal population growth since 2000, the Cranston Working Cities team says the city is losing economic ground, as the poverty rate has grown from 8 percent in 2000 to 11.2 percent in 2010. A growing economic divide between eastern … more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor and representatives of Ocean State companies are completing a one-week trade mission to the United Kingdom. more
A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. more
A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
Rhode Island’s second-largest city is among the suitors for a potential new campus for Citizens Bank. more
A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for University Medicine to serve its primary care and sub-specialty patients. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is preparing a significant expansion of its programming and campus in Newport, including adding a 20,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Composites Technology and School of Marine Systems. more
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