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Will the latest report examining a public body charged with regulating private business yield changes that will improve the business climate here? Past experience does not yield an optimistic expectation for action. The investigation du … more
After a General Assembly session marred in the House by ethics-related issues involving two members of Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello's leadership team, he says changes are coming in the way lawmakers are selected for those coveted posts. … more
Providence's Downtown Improvement District is expected to unveil a plan within the next week to address chronic problems of homelessness, crime and panhandling in and around Kennedy Plaza. It will go nowhere without support from state and … more
Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s new Johnston campus, which broke ground Aug. 31, begs the question: Who's winning and who's losing? Well, for starters, Citizens is staying in Rhode Island. And with a bespoke facility, it should be more … more
Recent PBN Business Survey results confirmed what businesses have been saying in greater numbers in recent years – they would like to hire more people, but they cannot find potential employees with the right skill sets. A new state … more
Business speaks with its spending habits, and based on the results of Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey, Rhode Island businesses are talking an optimistic game. For the first time in its eight-year history, the majority … more
Two young companies are profiled in this week's edition of PBN, and while their stories are heartwarming and their successes so far are heartening, how they got where they are can be instructive to us all. Doctor's Choice, all of 4 years … more
If the state's public officials want to make a real difference in Rhode Island's future, they should spend less time on getting to the bottom of the 38 Studios mess and more, a lot more, on the looming public-finance meltdown over unfunded liabilities for local pensions and other post-employment benefits (also known as OPEBs). more
A decade ago then-Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline held a competition to design a park for the land being freed up by the relocation of Interstate 195. The winning proposal included a pedestrian bridge linking the east and west sides of the … more
While Boston ultimately won the competition for General Electric Co.'s new global headquarters, Rhode Island made such a good showing that the multinational decided to locate an office of its new GE Digital division in the Ocean State. In … more
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