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Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
For investors in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, hopes for a dividend are fading.An expected ninth consecutive full-year loss in 2016 could undermine CEO Ross McEwan’s efforts to reinstate dividend payments next year for the first time since the bank’s 45.5 billion pound ($65 billion) bailout during the financial crisis. more
The Rhode Island Manufacturing Association has announced “Best Practices” would be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Industry Partnership Symposium. more
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has assigned an A-plus, long-term rating to a series of bonds expected to be executed soon by the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority. more
Rhode Island has the sixth-highest smoking costs in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday in light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. more
Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. more
Nearly 43 percent of Rhode Islanders say the state is moving in the wrong direction, but 54 percent feel that the newly elected leaders will provide stronger leadership, according to a new poll conducted for Bryant University’s Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership. more
The New England jobless rate was 5.2 percent in March, 1 percentage point less than it was in March 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island ranked 12th among the states for its 2.1 percent year-over-year export growth in the first four months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
A federal agency is awarding $18 million to states and U.S. territories to help small businesses increase exports. more
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