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Economic Development
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Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic- development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Two new restaurants will open soon on the ground floor of the recently redeveloped Kinsley Building downtown on Westminster Street: Malted Barley and Tom’s Bao Bao. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
The state relies too heavily on its government in matters of economic development and would benefit from a higher level of CEO collaboration and engagement on such issues, according to a recent Brookings Institution report. "Rhode Island … more
Investors know that there is no such thing as a low-risk, high-gain investment. Which brings us to 38 Studios LLC. More than five years after the state backed $75 million in bonds to bring the video game developer to the Ocean State from up … more
How confident are you in your company's ability to grow revenue in the coming business year? Very confident – 40% Somewhat confident – 46.7% Not at all confident – 13.3% Do you expect … more
The executive director of Cherrystone Angel Group and director of engineering for Whirlpool Corp. have been appointed to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s new advisory board. more
There were 34 applicants, but 11 companies will receive state innovation vouchers allowing them to partner with a local university, research center or medical center for research and development assistance with a specific project. more
Rhode Island's reputation for high-quality restaurants is the result of the talent and work ethic of its chefs, many former students here at Johnson & Wales University, but many also trained at some of the world's best schools and eateries. … more
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