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The state Supreme Court on Monday affirmed an earlier judgment of the Superior Court that said documents relating to a state police investigation of an underage- drinking incident at former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Exeter property involving his son are not subject to public disclosure. more
Rhode Island has the eighth-highest tax burden in the nation at 10.36 percent, according to personal-finance website WalletHub. more
Despite a renewed call to stop repayment of state moral obligation bonds issued for the now-bankrupt 38 Studios LLC, Fitch Ratings Inc. expects payments will continue and has reaffirmed an AA rating with a stable outlook for the state’s general obligation bonds and consolidated capital development loans. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
Here’s one key takeaway from the Commerce Department’s report Friday on February wholesale inventories: There’s going to be a much bigger drag on first-quarter U.S. gross domestic product from diminished stockpiling than most economists forecast before the report. more
Rhode Island, despite having the ninth-highest per-pupil spending amount nationally, still has room for improvement in its educational outcomes, an analysis from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council showed this week. more
Cash collections decreased year over year in February by 0.7 percent, to $179.3 million from $180.6 million, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
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