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The Raimondo administration will ask state lawmakers this year to modify state laws authorizing various economic development programs to encourage small manufacturers to apply for incentives. more
Dozens of currency traders at some of the world’s biggest banks, from Credit Suisse Group AG to Bank of America Corp., have been named in a South African probe into an alleged scheme by the dealers to manipulate the value of the rand. more
The six largest U.S. banks could see annual profit jump by an average of 14 percent if President Donald Trump delivers on his promise to cut corporate taxes. more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
The R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission has awarded $57,900 over six grants to local historic-preservation programs. Four communities will receive the funds to support a variety of activities. more
Mark S. Hayward, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will serve as a temporary senior adviser to Linda E. McMahon, confirmed by Congress on Tuesday to head the federal agency. more
(Updated: 3:50 p.m.) As Congress tosses the hot potato of Obamacare repeal promises from hand to hand in Washington, health insurers, doctors and hospitals in Rhode Island worry about the effects of lost benefits and are focused on maintaining improved care and coverage that predates the Affordable Care Act. more
Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out. more
The state treasurer plans to move $30 million in deposits to local banks and credit unions in an effort to encourage more small-business lending. more
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