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The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized state incentives for three companies on Monday that promise to rehabilitate vacant office buildings and build new housing, create high-salaried, high-tech jobs or move manufacturing operations to Rhode Island. more
A New York City-based maker of web and mobile apps opened an office with six employees at 86 Weybossett St. last month, and plans to hire another 15 employees this year. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of four cities around the country that has been chosen to pilot a City Health Dashboard, a resource to help officials understand, compare and take action to improve health status and health risks in their communities. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. more
(Updated, 4:55 p.m.) Faced with falling demand for teller services, Webster Bank will close four Rhode Island and Bristol County branches on April 14. more
Rhode Island had the greatest man-woman wage gap improvement among states during the 2007-15 period, according to a study released Wednesday by NerdWallet, a personal finance website. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport’s impact on the economy topped $1 billion last year, according to a Wednesday release from the facility. more
The U.S. Labor Department has awarded Rhode Island $641,101 to continue funding through April of programs to help provide career services to people receiving unemployment benefits. more
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