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Rhode Island received a grade of C+, and an overall score of 76 out of 100, regarding its online spending transparency, according to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund and its affiliate RIPIRG Education Fund, which released “Following the Money 2015: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data” on Wednesday. more
The Quonset Business Park now employs more than 10,000 people, a milestone celebrated on Monday at the former naval air station by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and other state and congressional leaders. more
Quonset Development Corporation is launching a new radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com, an online initiative to make job seekers aware of positions in the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville. 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
HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health benefits exchange, has extended the deadline for new and renewing customers to select individual plans to Dec. 31. more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, will host three enrollment assistance events across the state next month for residents eligible for a special enrollment period during tax season. more
Rhode Island has the highest vehicle property taxes in the nation at an average of $1,133, according to WalletHub’s latest survey of the highest and lowest property taxes in 2015. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
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