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Economic Activity
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Legislation aimed at preventing fraud is delaying U.S. tax refunds and is likely to crimp consumer spending by as much as $21 billion this month, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. more
On Sunday, Feb. 5, the New England Patriots made history by recovering from a 25-point deficit to win their fifth Super Bowl, beating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28. Tuesday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined Patriots players and the Kraft family for a free rally to celebrate the victory at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. more
The 5 percent hotel tax generated $2.3 million in revenue for the state in September, a 9 percent increase compared with revenue of $2.1 million recorded in September 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Tuesday. more
Providence is one of 10 cities selected to participate in Envision America 2017’s Smart City initiative to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges. more
Home prices climbed 5.6 percent in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in December when compared with December 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The Trump administration will return to court Tuesday to argue it has broad authority over national security and to demand reinstatement of a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that stranded refugees, triggered protests and handed the young government its first crucial test. more
Rhode Island’s continued public borrowing is taking a larger portion of state and local spending, driving the Ocean State’s rank in the nation for public expenditures ever higher, according to the latest study by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Tuesday. more
(Updated, 3:45 p.m.) A former manufacturing building on Main Street will be razed and replaced with a 21-unit, residential condominium building, marketed to professionals who want to live near the town center. more
Local 1 percent hotel tax collections jumped 28.5 percent in September compared with September 2015, and rose nearly 18 percent during the first three months of the fiscal year versus the previous fiscal period. more
Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
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