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Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said the U.S. economy isn’t immune to global risks and called for careful adjustments to the policy rate to preserve the expansion. more
Thanks to a federal grant, University of Rhode Island ocean engineers and researchers in four other New England coastal states can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. more
A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the R.I. Department of Administration to help review what contributed to the error-filled rollout of the state’s $5 million tourism marketing campaign. more
The opening of North Atlantic Distribution Inc.’s newest auto processing facility at the Port of Davisville was celebrated Friday by state and congressional leaders. more
Twenty cities and towns in Rhode Island will share slightly more than $5 million in federal Community Development Block Grant proceeds, with the majority of the funding heading to efforts to expand the supply of low- and moderate-income housing. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
The Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s snapshot of economic data, said the outlook is “cautiously positive” in the First District, which comprises all of New England except Fairfield County in Connecticut. more
The state’s top insurance regulator has endorsed several proposed rate hikes among small-business insurers who together are seeking a 7 percent increase in premium pricing to offset high drug costs and other issues involving the Affordable Care Act, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
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