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June 30 came and went, and Congress did not reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. That lack of action will hurt Rhode Island's economy. Based on information provided by U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, the Ex-Im Bank has helped Ocean State … more
BOSTON – A New Bedford-based solar-energy company has been ordered to pay more than $125,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the state's prevailing wage and hindrance laws, Attorney General Maura Healey announced last week. … more
The Mass. Department of Transportation board of directors last week approved a contract for new state-of-the-art replacement buses for the Mass. Bay Transit Authority fleet, Boston Business Journal reported. The $222.2 million contract with … more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation enabling the creation of tax-free investment accounts – designed to be similar to 529 college savings plans – to support services for disabled Rhode Islanders when they reach … more
Nothing in the new state budget appears to be able to help rescue the so-called "Superman Building," the iconic skyscraper in Providence that lost its last tenant in 2013. Where are its advocates? In previous years, when the owner of the … more
One of the justifications for the nearly $200 million extension of the runway at T.F. Green Airport was the important role that the facility currently plays and is expected to play in economic development in the state. But just how important is T.F. … more
As the summer heats up, the political season is cooling down, but it's not all sunny and clear weather going forward. It would seem that the state and the city, thanks to efforts by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, have come to an … more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
(Updated, 3:50 p.m.) With each new fiscal year comes a volley of changes to the state’s tax code, and this year is no exception to that rule. One set of taxes among the one dozen changes highlighted by Acting Department of Revenue Director David M. Sullivan in particular has drawn significant attention in the hospitality sector. more
Providence Assistant Fire Chief Scott G. Mello will take over as acting fire chief this month following the mandatory retirement of Chief Clarence A. Cunha, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said on Thursday. more
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