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Rhode Islanders face the ninth-highest state and local tax burden in the country, with 10.8 percent of their income going to taxes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Tax Foundation. more
Cape Air will no longer offer seasonal summer service from T.F. Green to Block Island, the airline announced this week. more
HealthSource RI said enrollment as of Jan. 16 on the state’s health insurance exchange now totals 31,794, both paid and unpaid, a nearly 6 percent increase from the previous week. more
The state Department of Environment Management is making $380,000 in grant funding available to help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. more
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
The rout that swept through asset classes, taking oil below $30 a barrel and European and Asian stocks into bear markets, is pushing up gauges of investor stress around the world. more
After helping to include a $15 million appropriation for mental health first aid in the fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill, Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is encouraging more Rhode Islanders to take part in this public education and awareness program. more
When someone with the standing in the community of Alan G. Hassenfeld sits down to talk about his home state, it makes sense to listen. The last founding family member to run Hasbro Inc. sat down with PBN as part of its Dec. 28 Interview … more
1 What is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and how has its mission changed? It is a quasi-public agency that delivers low-cost loans for high-quality projects to upgrade the state's infrastructure. The investments create jobs while … more
The lack of certainty in our tax laws often adds to the complexity of making sound, long-range business plans. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law in December, brings increased certainty … more
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