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A web-based employment search firm based in Westbrook, Maine, has upgraded its Rhode Island site, the first of six New England states to get enhanced tools for employers and users engaged in the job search. more
Education spending fueled the Ocean State’s total direct general expenditures in 2012, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare.” more
The average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline is $2.38 in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, thanks to price jumps in each state of 8 and 12 cents, respectively, over the last week, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly cost survey. more
Consumer purchases adjusted for inflation rose in January, a sign the plunge in gasoline prices is helping boost the biggest part of the U.S. economy. more
Consumer confidence cooled in February from an 11-year high, reflecting recent gains in fuel costs and bad winter weather in parts of the U.S. more
Home ownership for Latinos in Rhode Island is significantly less compared with non-Latinos, according to a new report from the Latino Policy Institute and HousingWorks RI. more
The economy in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter than previously reported, restrained by a smaller gain in stockpiles and widening trade gap, even as consumers continued to provide support. more
More than 132,000 jobs in Rhode Island are supported by international trade, according to Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies. more
Cash collections rose 4.1 percent during the first seven months of the fiscal year, and also increased 0.4 percent in January compared with the same period a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Rhode Island exporters shipped 10.8 percent more goods in 2014 compared with 2013, beating the national average of 2.7 percent, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
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