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The R.I. Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District as of Oct. 1 and plans to leave the district with a plan to improve its fiscal stability, Acting Director of Revenue David M. Sullivan said Friday. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
Providence is trying talking cameras to deter illegal dumping. more
Rhode Island’s budget process was ranked seventh in the nation, tying with Tennessee, by State Policy Reports, a Federal Funds Information for States publication. more
Rhode Island ended its fiscal year with a stronger bottom line than expected, a $166.4 million general fund surplus that reflects both higher than anticipated revenue and less spending. more
(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation assumed the operation and maintenance of the Wickford Junction commuter rail station Monday, opting to save money by not renewing a private contract for the services. more
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
The board that began overseeing the MBTA has signed off on an arrangement that the transit authority reached with Keolis Commuter Services to improve performance, the Boston Business Journal reported. 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
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