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Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State falls in the middle of the pack when it comes to the best and worst states for women, according to WalletHub, a personal-finance website. Rhode Island ranked 26th on the list, the lowest out of all the New … more
Providence made U.S. News & World Report’s list of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States, coming in at No. 92. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
Companies added more workers than projected in February, indicating the U.S. job market remains strong, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Massachusetts may be the most innovative state, but Rhode Island is not too far behind. Rhode Island ranked 13th on a list of the leading technology states from the Massachusetts Innovation Economy’s annual index, and 14th on on the Bloomberg State Innovation Index. more
The state employee payroll delay last month has resulted in Rhode Island having to pay more than $1,000 in overdraft fees. more
The unemployment rate for the end of 2015 has been revised to 5.4 percent, three-tenths of a percentage point higher than previously reported by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, DLT said Tuesday. more
(Updated 8:32 a.m.) The R.I. Public Transit Authority has initiated a market study to consider options for expanding service to Quonset Business Park, one of the largest employment centers in the state without direct service. more
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