(Updated, 12:55 p.m.)
Santander Bank has reached an agreement to change the way it screens applicants of checking and savings accounts amid concerns the current practice is slanted against low-income consumers.
The U.S. Treasury Department has released $4.3 million, the second tranche of a $13.1 million State Small Business Credit Initiative grant awarded to Rhode Island four years ago, to support the Slater Technology Fund’s SSBCI program.
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator index rose 0.2 percent in December, after advancing 0.3 percent in November, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index.
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Jaymin B. Patel, president and CEO of GTECH Americas and a GTECH S.p.A. board member, is resigning from the company and the board effective March 27 to pursue a new opportunity in Miami.