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The General Assembly voted Wednesday evening to raise Rhode Island’s minimum wage to $9 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015. more
U.S. stocks were little changed after the Standard & Poor’s 500 closed at a record Wednesday as the Federal Reserve promised to keep interest rates low amid signs of an economic recovery. more
Peter M. Marino, director of the R.I. Office of Management and Budget, has been named as the next CEO of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. Merrill Thomas, chairman of Neighborhood’s board of directors, said Marino’s past experience both in and out of government was one determining factor in the board’s decision. more
For the second consecutive year, trustees at the University of Massachusetts on Wednesday authorized a freeze in 2014-15 tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students, affirming the earlier decision of the board’s finance committee. more
Care New England on Wednesday announced its intention to affiliate with community mental health nonprofit The Providence Center to improve and integrate behavioral health care delivery across communities and hospitals in Rhode Island. more
More than 600 business executives and leaders attended Providence Business News’ ninth Best Places to Work event on Thursday, June 12, a record turnout for the annual awards ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Garden Pavilion. more
General Electric Co., which is working to refine its offer for Alstom SA’s energy assets, will present new terms on Thursday as it seeks to thwart a counter bid by Siemens AG, said two people familiar with the matter. more
Rhode Island exports declined 7.1 percent in April compared with the previous month but increased 10.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to an e-forecasting.com report released June 17. more
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. are among six major retailers that reached an agreement with New York’s attorney general to add information to websites and mobile applications that will allow shoppers to compare prices by unit. more
Edesia Inc., a nonprofit that produces ready-to-use therapeutic foods and supplemental foods for malnourished children, has signed a 25-year lease at Quonset Business Park, where it plans to build a new facility and relocate from its current Providence location. more
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