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Lardaro: R.I.’s recovery slows in Aug., ‘choppy performance’ expected going forward

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island economy continued to expand in August, but slowed as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact the state's economy. The state's...
STILL STANDING: Downtowns across the state are hoping to fuel a post-pandemic rebound. Above, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Garrett Mancieri, director of the Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative, in Monument Square. / PBN FILE PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Resilient downtowns eye paths to post-pandemic recovery

Downtowns across the state and nation have been in an almost constant state of reinvention for decades. While not always the recognized center of commerce...

Governor’s panel discusses strategies for aiding state’s small businesses

PROVIDENCE – A panel of business leaders discussed potential strategies aimed at aiding the state's small businesses on Facebook live on Thursday. The discussion was...
BUSINESS TAX: Gov. Daniel J. McKee backed a state budget provision that taxes forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans above $250,000. Rhode Island is one of only 10 states to do so. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Health of the economy must be a priority for pandemic aid...

The federal government continues to dole out local pandemic relief, but spending it well still relies on the sound judgment of state and municipal...

State still waiting for guidance on spending federal stimulus aid

PROVIDENCE - The clock is ticking on passage of a fiscal 2022 state budget, but House Committee on Finance members were told on Thursday...
NEW TAX LEGISLATION could make buying sugary soft drinks costlier in Rhode Island, leading to debate over the measure’s potential positive effects on health and negative effects on the economy. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Should Rhode Island lawmakers OK a special tax on bottled and...

Legislation under consideration in the R.I. House and Senate would add a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks such as soda, sports drinks, energy drinks,...
EYEING SPRING: Warwick’s ­Apponaug Brewing Co. is hoping spring will bring crowds back to a large outdoor patio. Above, foreground, is co-owner Kris Waugh. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Businesses see more reasons for hope than in 2008

When PBN started its biannual business survey during the depths of the Great Recession in 2008, the local economy was experiencing the most sustained...

Changing places

Did your company relocate or downsize amid the pandemic? Yes: 56% No: 44% What caused your business to relocate or downsize? (Select any that apply.) We did not...

Reasons why Biden’s win could be good for economy

On day one, a newly inaugurated President Joe Biden will have to address a devastated economy – much like he and former President Barack...

Trick-or-treat economy

Has the economic landscape this year been the most challenging your business has had to navigate? Yes: 57% No: 43% In what ways has your business benefited?...

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