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(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
Small business is the lifeblood of Rhode Island economy. We have over 95,000 small businesses, and they employ our friends and families. more
When the George W. Bush Institute commissioned Nobel-winning economist Edward Prescott to analyze its proposal to generate 4 percent annual growth for the U.S., the famously pro-free-market Prescott replied that a target of 3 percent was better for the long run. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello talks about the recently ended General Assembly session as well as important issues still to be faced. more
An oft-heard complaint is that Rhode Island's public sector spends too much money, with poor results. But that is not always the case. For instance, according to usgovernmentspending.com, the Ocean State ranks No. 13 for the highest health … more
(Updated 9:42 and 11:29 a.m.) Lincoln D. Chafee has dropped out of the presidential race. more
Rhode Island will host the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in 2017. more
Providence Business News’ coverage of the 2014 gubernatorial and Providence mayoral elections received a Publick Occurrences Award at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2015 Fall Conference Thursday. more
Prime Minister David Cameron rejected calls for a do-over vote on leaving the European Union and set up a team of officials to prepare for withdrawal following the referendum last week that stunned the world and triggered financial-market turmoil. more
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