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The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is quoted in this issue of PBN saying that developers should invest in the city even if there is not a standardized tax stabilization agreement approach in place. The words, while seeming to encourage developers to … 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
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority buildings are not contributing as they should to the economic vitality of Rhode Island, according to a report issued Wednesday by a coalition of Republican lawmakers. more
Next year’s tax filing deadline will be April 18, three days later than usual, the state Division of Taxation said Tuesday. more
1How will your experience help you as commission chairman? My experience includes working with many development projects, including office, retail, research and development, hospitality and housing. … As a trustee of the Urban Land … more
The unexpected death of attorney James J. Skeffington on May 17 raises new questions about the proposed movement of the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new ballpark in Providence, though the team's owners say their plans and timetable are unchanged. … more
Businesses have long been subsidizing the cost of municipal solid waste in Rhode Island, as municipalities have paid the same rate to dump trash for more than two decades while receiving some of that back from landfill profits. But time is … more
Thousands of streetlights in Rhode Island could be converted to power-sipping LED fixtures, under a new incentive program and a state law that allows communities to acquire their lights. The Ocean State has about 100,000 streetlights, most … more
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