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Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Revenue was $25.3 million more, or 1.1 percent higher, than what was expected through the first nine months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
WARWICK – In concert with state legislation to spur development and create jobs, the City Council and the administration are in agreement on a tax-stabilization program designed to foster development in City Centre Warwick. The parties … more
On a fall Saturday four years ago, 330 people mingled and brainstormed at the R.I. Convention Center, floating ideas to boost a sluggish Rhode Island economy – envisioning paths to growth that would "make it happen" here. The "Make It … more
NEWPORT – Newport Shipyard has won a $744,990 federal grant to make capital improvements that will help create jobs, increase economic activity and improve its building, service and maintenance capabilities, Sen. Jack F. Reed said. Reed, … more
Lawyers for investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month asked a federal appeals court to at least revive their claims that the U.S. stripped the companies of billions of dollars of profits, depriving shareholders of dividends, if not … more
Providence commercial-property values have climbed by more than 7 percent, according to the private re-evaluation company hired to assess the capital city's current worth. The new values include some significant increases. Providence Place … 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
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