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The Federal Reserve acted as expected Wednesday: It left interest rates unchanged and used language that was somewhat more hawkish, increasing the probability of a rate increase in June. more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Architects, preservationists and historical societies are lining up to apply pressure on the General Assembly to reverse a proposed budget cut to the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. more
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted against awarding a commercial resort casino license in Brockton in Southeastern Massachusetts, also known as Region C. more
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY For as long as he can remember, Alan R. Andrade dreamed of being an aircraft mechanic. He grew up in East Providence, in the flight path for Runway 23 of T.F. Green Airport, and … more
The U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at the slowest pace in two years as American consumers reined in spending and companies tightened their belts in response to weak global financial conditions and a plunge in oil prices. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
“Make it Yours” is the latest tourism strategy from the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
Rhode Island has the 11th highest median property tax rate in the nation at 1.93 percent, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches - the legislative, executive and judicial - each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too powerful or exceeding their authority. more
A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
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