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Developing plans to encourage economic development will be priorities for state officials and their counterparts in Providence this year. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Twenty-nine years after a Rhode Island law required at least 10 percent of all state contract and purchase awards to go to minority- or women-owned companies, some representatives of these businesses say they are still waiting for the promised share of public work. more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
Preliminary data indicates both property and violent crimes dropped in 2014 in Providence, according to a news release. Reported incidents dropped 15 percent, according to Mayor Angel Taveras, Commissioner Steven M. Pare and Police Chief Col. Hugh T. Clements Jr. more
A section of Atwells Avenue in Providence will be closed for the next year, beginning Monday, for rehabilitation of the Atwells Avenue Bridge where it crosses the Woonasquatucket River. more
General Treasurer-elect Seth Magaziner announced that he has hired two key members of his treasury staff. more
Rhode Island’s corporate income tax rate dropped to 7 percent from 9 percent, and the franchise tax was officially repealed, as part of several tax changes that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Division of Taxation. more
The Raimondo Inaugural Committee has announced details of the “Make it in Rhode Island” inaugural events, which include a special WaterFire lighting, along with an open house at the Statehouse and a family ice skate. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
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