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EMoney Advisor, an interactive financial technology firm, wants to open a software development office in downtown Providence, where it will hire up to 100 new employees. It also is seeking up to $3.3 million in tax credits, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said Wednesday. more
The state’s Current Conditions Index remains at 75 for the third consecutive month, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. 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
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
Linda Aldrich, port closing/quality-control specialist with The Washington Trust Co., recently received the bank's Community Service Award. Aldrich was awarded $1,000 to donate to a nonprofit organization of her choice. The Community Service Award recognizes a Washington Trust employee who has made significant contributions to the local community, representing the bank's core value of "community" and serving as a role model for his or her fellow employees. more
Joe Rando, CEO and president of a small tech company, doesn't hesitate to describe the importance of public incentives in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 … more
In June Kim Keck became the seventh president and CEO, and the first woman to hold both posts, in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's 77-year history. A Cumberland native, Keck spent the previous 28 years navigating multiple leadership roles … more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 600 people nationwide, with 250 positions slated to be eliminated primarily at its corporate offices here. more
(Updated 2:56 p.m.) Americans’ incomes jumped in 2015 by the most since the last recession and the poverty rate fell, signs of U.S. economic health that could potentially boost Democratic candidates this year. more
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state. more
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