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(Updated 2:52 p.m.) Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday unveiled his first-ever proposed city budget, which – like the three budgets before – holds the line on the commercial tax rate. more
Rhode Island is considered an innovation adopter, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, which ranked each state on its willingness and ability to encourage innovation. more
South County Hospital and The Miriam Hospital each received A grades on the Leapfrog Group’s spring hospital safety score report card. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits declined last week to the lowest level in 15 years, showing employers view a first-quarter slowdown in the economy is probably temporary. more
Brown University will receive $375,000 over three years through a National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s research infrastructure development grant. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 358 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including Providence-Warwick-Fall River which saw its rate drop to 6.8 percent from 8.7 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The world’s largest economy sputtered to a near-halt in the first quarter, choked by a slump in U.S. business investment and exports that dimmed hopes for a meaningful short-term rebound. more
Taco Inc. on Wednesday announced a company reorganization and rebranding in an effort to grow and diversify the company. more
Despite record snowfall and weak global economic conditions, the Massachusetts economy proved to be resilient in the first quarter, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 238th among 358 metropolitan areas for its 1 percent year-over-year construction growth in March. more
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