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(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
Beyond financial incentives, the pitch that Rhode Island made for the General Electric headquarters emphasized the relative affordability of the Ocean State. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and failed video game entrepreneur Curt Schilling took to the Facebook streets this weekend to announce plans to enter the political arena, including an eventual run for president. more
Courtney Hawkins is the city’s new chief policy officer. more
The productivity of American workers unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter, consistent with lackluster efficiency that’s characterized the economic expansion. more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park. more
Providence County ranked 235th out of 342 largest U.S. counties for its 1.5 percent increase in employment from December 2014 to December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said recently. more
The state’s economy was “stuck in neutral” in the second quarter, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
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