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More than 100 Rhode Island residents, business owners, state officials, local planners and lawmakers gathered at the Statehouse on Thursday night to kick off RhodeMap RI, a year-long project to create statewide economic development and housing plans that link with strategies for future development, transportation, land use and the environment. more
U.S. policymakers must address debt loads projected to rise later this decade to avoid a 2013 downgrade, even as the latest budget projections are “credit positive,” according to Moody’s Investors Service. more
After a lengthy and often frank discussion, the state’s Health Planning Advisory Council reached consensus at its May 13 meeting on future priorities for its work in the coming year, in alignment with the R.I. General Assembly’s statutory directions. more
There are some things that don’t get better simply with time. more
BOSTON – The West Broadway Neighborhood Association and WaterFire Providence are the two Rhode Island recipients of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brownfield grants aimed at protecting health and cleaning up communities. more
AUSTIN, Texas – Fitch Ratings this month assigned a AAA rating to $49 million in Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency’s water-pollution-control, revolving-fund revenue bonds. The rating outlook is stable. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Mia A. Ackerman, D-Cumberland, has introduced a bill on behalf of Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts that would create a tax credit for small employers that implement a wellness program for employees. more
TIVERTON – Carpionato Group has made an introductory pitch to the Tiverton Town Council and Planning Board for a large-scale, mixed-use development that could be as large as 62 acres, The Herald News of Fall River reported. more
Though diminished in size, manufacturing still exhibits a strong presence in the regional economy and in the job-growth policies of political leaders. more
Addressed one at a time, the 17 buildable parcels uncovered by the relocation of Interstate 195 in Providence will likely take many years to develop. more
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