Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $46.4 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total for the year to $166.4 million, according to an analysis done by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council.
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.
It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job.
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to …
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Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island.