Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday.
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength.
By Nina Glinski and Michelle Jamrisko Bloomberg News
Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations.