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Economic Development
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The fourth annual CB Insights Tech IPO pipeline report features 531 “of the most promising and highly valued private and private equity-backed technology companies” in the country. more
Construction of a new parking garage to support tenants of South Street Landing will begin this week, and will require the long-term closure of a northbound lane on Eddy Street. more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … more
National Grid has gained design approval for a new electrical substation along the Providence River, which will accommodate the electrical needs for future development downtown. more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
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