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THE CLEAN ENERGY sector employed 16,021 in 2018. / COURTESY BW RESEARCH PARTNERS

Report: Clean energy sector employs more than 16K in 2019

PROVIDENCE – The clean-energy sector in Rhode Island employed 16,021 at the beginning of 2019, according to the 2019 Clean Energy Industry Report released...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL said it will introduce a single property tax rate. / PBN PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM.

Providence council backs off tiered homestead, announces plan for single tax...

PROVIDENCE – The city will not gain legislative authority to alter its property tax rate structure this year and City Council leaders have announced...
A PROJECT TO UPDATE signage, change exit numbers and replace structures along the Route 146 corridor between Interstate 95 and the Massachusetts border is set to begin in July.

Signage, exit numbers and structure replacements coming to Route 146

PROVIDENCE – All signage and structures along the Route 146 corridor will be replaced in a $9.6 million two-year effort, the R.I. Department of...

I-195 commission to consider development on East Side, Jewelry District parcels

PROVIDENCE – The fate of three development parcels in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District will be determined Wednesday, including two on the East Side.Spencer...

SBDC to open satellite office in East Providence City Hall

EAST PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Small Business Development Center will have a satellite office at East Providence City Hall to host office hours for...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, June 24, 2019

Providence’s EveryHome program has revived hundreds of once-blighted properties, but is it helping those who need it most?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...
A REPEAL OF the state and local taxes cap would lower the burden for households earning at least $1 million by $40.4 billion, or 52% of the $77.4 billion in additional tax breaks that the repeal would provide, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

SALT cap repeal would be $40B windfall for millionaires

WASHINGTON – More than half of the benefit of repealing the $10,000 deduction cap for state and local taxes would go to millionaires, according...
THE SBA has proposed modifying regulations on how companies calculate their annual average revenue by changing the measured number of years of revenue from three to five years.

SBA proposes rule change for revenue calculations

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration has proposed modifying its method for calculating annual average revenue for certain small businesses.The shift, according to...
THE R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY passed bills authorizing up to $200 million in GARVEE bonds for the reconstruction of the viaduct that carries !-95 north through downtown Providence. Above, construction on the Providence Viaduct carrying I-95 south. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

GA authorizes up to $200M for Providence Viaduct reconstruction

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly over the weekend authorized up to $200 million in Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle bonds, or GARVEE bonds, for...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. board of directors is scheduled to meet Monday evening to consider $1.9 million in incentives under the Qualified Jobs Incentives tax credit program for GEV Wind Power US LLC to create roughly 125 jobs for work that includes maintenance of the Block Island Wind Farm as well as upcoming wind energy projects. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Commerce RI to consider $1.9M in incentives for wind turbine maintenance...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors is scheduled to meet Monday evening to consider up to an estimated $1.9 million in...
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