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Millennials are choosing to settle in the smallest state, with the largest potential. With the economy making a positive turnaround in the United States, we see strong efforts from politicians and residents of Rhode Island to be at the forefront of … more
Keystone XL is back, along with the usual misconceptions about its virtues and dangers. There should be no doubt, however, that President Donald Trump's executive order advancing the project is a good thing. The reason is simple: By … more
The last few months have been noteworthy for news of companies moving operations to Rhode Island. GE Digital, Virgin Pulse and Johnson & Johnson have committed to bringing nearly 500 jobs to the Ocean State, success of the kind that has not … more
In 1920, a group of telephone-company workers, seeking to aid their colleagues by providing local banking services, founded the Telephone Workers Credit Union in Providence. Through mergers and expansions, Coastway Community Bank, as you know it … more
Does your company offer any computer literacy/IT training to employees? Yes – 61.5% No – 38.5%   Would it benefit your business to provide computer/IT training to certain employees? Yes … more
Career and technical education is making a comeback in Rhode Island. Long overdue, real career programs provide high school students with opportunities to learn skills required of the workforce, to develop strong relationships with instructors, to … more
If excellence is not an act but a habit, the economists and analysts below fit the bill: they've clinched the No. 1 spot in Bloomberg's ranking for their indicator based on two years of consistently close forecasts. more
Stefan Pryor has reached his second anniversary as Rhode Island's first commerce secretary, a role that puts him at the intersection of job creation, business and housing development. more
Filings for U.S. jobless benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, staying near a four-decade low as employers remain unwilling to part with workers. more
The food press in the region has been abuzz for weeks about the opening of Eataly Boston, the theme park of Italian food that opened on Nov. 29 in the Prudential Center in Boston. Eataly occupies 45,000 square feet on a couple of floors of … more
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