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Rhode Island again ranks among the worst states for its taxes on businesses, according to the 2015 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. more
With a week to go until the general election, Republican Allan Fung and Democrat Gina Raimondo are “effectively tied” in the governor’s race, according to the latest public opinion survey by Brown University’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions. more
WaterFire Executive Artistic Director Barnaby Evans has asked city and state officials to redesign the planned Providence River pedestrian bridge to make it possible for more boats to pass underneath. more
Treasury two-year notes set for sale today were poised to draw the lowest yield in five months on speculation the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low even as it ends its bond-buying program. more
(Updated, 10 a.m.) August’s hotel tax collections increased 22 percent over July’s collections, and nearly 9 percent above collections for the same time a year ago, according to data released Monday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The R.I. District Court has received a $754,000 federal grant for its Veterans Treatment Calendar, a jail diversion program aimed at addressing veterans charged mainly with misdemeanor offenses. more
The Hospital Association of Rhode Island, the Department of Health, Lifespan, the Rhode Island Medical Society, the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, and the Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants have released a statement updating the public on Ebola preparedness in Rhode Island. more
The state Department of Revenue showed that year-to-date, total general revenue increased 3 percent compared with the same three-month period last year. more
Four local chefs and a mixologist will represent the city at the 9th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress in Brooklyn, N.Y., from Oct. 26-28. more
Too many Rhode Islanders are still struggling even as the economy continues to rebound, according to a joint press release from the Coalition on Human Needs and Community Action Partnership of Providence. more
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