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(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th highest among the states for having the highest income inequality, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. more
(Updated 2:32 p.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 4 percent over the year in August, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for its 1.7 percent construction employment growth over the year in November, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Colleges and universities rely on endowments to fund programs such as scholarships and professorships, but many investments felt an uncomfortable squeeze during the Great Recession – and Rhode Island was not exempt. Endowments, according … more
The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in November, its third consecutive month-over-month decline and a two-tenths of a percentage point decline from the year prior. more
Holiday travel is expected to break records this season, AAA Northeast said Thursday. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose for a fourth straight month, adding to signs that inflation is approaching the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, validating the Federal Reserve’s view of a vigorous labor market. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
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