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Economic Indicators
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who was sworn in today as Rhode Island’s first female governor, announced the names and titles of individuals who will work in her office. more
For the second consecutive month in June, Rhode Island had the largest year-over-year percentage-point decline in its unemployment rate among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. more
June was the most active month for single-family home sales in 16 years, according to the R.I. Association of Realtors, which said the real estate market shows no signs of slowing down. more
Construction employment expanded in 228 metropolitan areas from October 2013 to October 2014, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area was one of them, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
When the George W. Bush Institute commissioned Nobel-winning economist Edward Prescott to analyze its proposal to generate 4 percent annual growth for the U.S., the famously pro-free-market Prescott replied that a target of 3 percent was better for … more
The Rhode Island Foundation has picked 14 people to participate in its Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Program. more
Personal income last year for the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area grew 1.6 percent, slightly below the United States average of 2 percent. more
(Updated, 3:44 p.m.) The state Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed electricity rate increase, which will be divvied up as a monthly rate hike throughout the year for residential customers, while a 10 percent deferral is slated for commercial customers. more
Total general revenue for Rhode Island through the first seven months of fiscal 2015 was $1.82 billion, a 2.5 percent increase on the budgeted revenue, according to the state’s monthly revenue assessment report for January. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
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