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A senior official with the U.S. Economic Development Administration will tour several business facilities in Rhode Island Wednesday and meet with business representatives, to identify ways the federal agency can help promote economic growth, according to the office of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. more
Rhode Island is launching a program called Platform to Employment to help the long-term unemployed. more
Jobs, jobs, jobs. That’s what many states and metro areas desperately needed in the aftermath of the Great Recession. So our program launched the Metro Monitor in 2009 to track jobs, housing prices and other indicators of post-recession recovery in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas. more
HealthSource RI will transition from a federally supported health care benefits exchange to one supported by the state over the next year, in part through a direct $2.6 million appropriation recommended in the fiscal 2016 budget approved by the … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging Rhode Islanders to be wary of an Internal Revenue Service scam in which hackers aim to steal identities and file falsified tax returns. more
There’s good reason for Congress to remodel some aspects of Obamacare. More than half of people who get health coverage through the insurance exchanges have high out-of-pocket costs, for example; 1 in 10 say they’ve gone without medical care because of the expense. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is quoted in this issue of PBN saying that developers should invest in the city even if there is not a standardized tax stabilization agreement approach in place. The words, while seeming to encourage developers to … more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
No fewer than five contenders are atop the crowded Republican presidential pack, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
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