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Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
Providence is one of the locations that General Electric Co. is looking at for a potential new headquarters. more
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the state’s Office of Energy Resources announced this week that they have begun a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. more
Janet Yellen’s U.S. Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates next week, because doing so could jeopardize economic growth and worsen inequality, said Nobel laureate Eric Maskin. more
An additional 262 individuals have been enrolled in 2016 health insurance coverage through Healthsource RI, the exchange reported this week. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is seeking requests for initial proposals for the Southeast New England Program for coastal watershed restoration. more
Local 1 percent hotel, and meal and beverage tax collections climbed over the year and on a fiscal year basis in September, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Five grants totaling $125,000 have been awarded to arts organizations in Rhode Island from the National Endowment of the Arts. Alliance of Artists … more
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