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Rhode Island ranked 35th in a listing of all 50 states based on overall economic performance released Monday by Governing, a Washington, D.C.-based media platform that covers politics, policy and management for state and local leaders. more
Approximately $385,000 in federal funding will be shared by fire departments in Lincoln, Narragansett and Pawtucket to purchase new equipment, the state’s congressional delegation said Monday. more
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on this much: The federal government should do more to help families pay for child care. more
Boats can now can come directly to J. Goodison Co. for repairs, thanks to a new Marine Travelift billed as the biggest in the Northeast that the company debuted this week. more
Hotel room revenue through June has increased 6.9 percent year over year in Rhode Island, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate in July at 5.5 percent was higher than the national unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, and was the second-highest in New England behind Connecticut, which had a rate of 5.7 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
Southside Community Land Trust received $596,517 in federal funding to create more training opportunities for beginning farmers throughout the state over the next three years, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Thursday. more
Editor's note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Hours after a Rhode Island Superior … more
If the state's public officials want to make a real difference in Rhode Island's future, they should spend less time on getting to the bottom of the 38 Studios mess and more, a lot more, on the looming public-finance meltdown over unfunded liabilities for local pensions and other post-employment benefits (also known as OPEBs). more
TIVERTON – The Town Council closed the door on outlet shopping in the Industrial Park. Council members voted to reject a new, smaller proposal by Legacy Development of Kansas City, Mo., to build a shopping plaza on 108 acres in the site, … more
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