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The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. Listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in 1975, … more
International Game Technology PLC has announced that its subsidiary, GTECH Corp., has entered into an agreement with the Mass. Gaming Commission to provide a central monitoring system to monitor up to 20,000 electronic gaming devices at up to four venues in Massachusetts, with the first venue being Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. more
The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
The spread of parking meters in Providence from the downtown business district into surrounding neighborhoods with popular business centers, including Wayland Square and Federal Hill, has unleashed a wave of criticism from small-business owners. … more
Parag Agrawal has been appointed associate director of the Rhode Island Division of Planning. He currently serves as planning director for Bridgeport, Conn. Agrawal holds a master's degree in city and regional planning from Ohio State University. more
Can Bernie Sanders do something productive with all the enthusiasm he has generated? Something besides wage a campaign against Hillary Clinton he is set to lose? more
Last year, the General Assembly and the governor took an important first step to help thousands of working families make ends meet by increasing the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit — a tax benefit for workers earning $50,000 or less — to 12.5 percent of the federal credit. more
When a reorganization creates a new set of managers to oversee large projects, is that necessarily an inefficiency? It depends on their role, and whether the outcome represents an improvement in service, according to management specialists. … more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
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