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For months, Federal Reserve officials have pledged that this rate hiking cycle will be gradual and data-dependent. After they finally lifted rates for the first time in almost a decade last month, market participants and economists have focused on just what that means. more
Locations of the 14 proposed truck toll gantries have been released, and the director of the state Department of Transportation says while they are preliminary, they are needed to boost revenue to repair Rhode Island’s ailing infrastructure. more
Last year, in an attempt to bring Rhode Island more economic viability by making it easier to do business, I sponsored legislation along with Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi that created the Qualified Jobs Incentive Act. That legislation became law when it was signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo. more
The Providence Finance Committee on Monday approved a $13 million debt service request to buy every city streetlight and convert each one into LED fixtures, a move officials said could save the city $24.2 million through the next 10 years and help reduce its short-term debt. more
Just before Christmas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturers to keep a sharp eye on ingredients imported from Tianjin, China. more
Nearly 35,000 individuals have signed up for health insurance coverage through HealthSource RI as of Jan. 2. more
The General Assembly opens its 2016 session Tuesday afternoon, the ceremonial starting day to a legislative agenda expected to be dominated by transportation. more
Marilyn Shannon McConaghy is the state’s acting director of the Department of Revenue. McConaghy talks with Providence Business News about revenues, tax changes and what to expect in 2016. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established the R.I. Outdoor Recreation Council to inform people about the state’s recreational assets and encourage residents to enjoy these spaces. more
Rhode Island firefighters and emergency medical services personnel are encouraged to apply for federal funding through the 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
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