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BOSTON – The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent in July following a revision to the June unemployment rate, the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced. The new job estimates from the U.S. … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed its accelerated inspection of 230 structurally deficient bridges by its self-imposed mid-August time frame, resulting in an emergency closure of a Cranston bridge and several lane … more
With both more revenue and less expense than projected, Rhode Island ended fiscal 2015 with a larger surplus than expected, $166.4 million for the general fund to be exact. But at the same time that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was trumpeting the … more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The Rhode Island state website was named a finalist in the Center for Digital Government’s annual “Best of the Web” competition. more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Revenue exceeded expectations by 4.2 percent during the first month of the fiscal year, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Federal Reserve officials could be in a jam as they prepare for their Sept. 16-17 policy meeting: The growing divergence between the relatively healthy U.S. economy and the turbulence elsewhere is complicating their deliberations over whether to begin a rate-raising campaign immediately or delay any action until December or beyond. more
Rhode Island’s budget process was ranked seventh in the nation, tying with Tennessee, by State Policy Reports, a Federal Funds Information for States publication. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
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