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U.S. trade with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership supported more than 52,000 jobs in Rhode Island in 2013, according to data from the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs. more
(Updated 1:26 p.m.) The Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loans hit their annual lending cap of $18.75 billion this week, and the agency has instituted a waiting list for new loans as a result, The Business Journals reported. more
The city will no longer invest pension funds in the top 15 carbon-emitting coal companies in the country, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said that the recent restructuring of a $175 million general obligation bond will fund economic-development and school-construction initiatives included in the budget. more
One hundred dollars stretches farther in Rhode Island than in Washington, D.C. or Hawaii. more
It didn’t come as a surprise to Twin River officials that plans for a casino in New Bedford fell through, according to a spokeswoman for Twin River Management Group. more
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
Rhode Island’s minimum wage is actually $9.17 per hour, not $9, when adjusted for cost of living, according to The Washington Post. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
The Middletown Historical Society has won a $67,200 federal grant to capture the story behind the Battle of Rhode Island in August 1778. more
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