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Massachusetts voters cleared the way for new casinos from Wynn Resorts Ltd., MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming Inc., rejecting an effort to halt the expansion of gambling in the state. more
State hotel tax collections showed “solid growth” during the first five months of the fiscal year, and “positive growth” year over year, state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly said. more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
WASHINGTON - Companies added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in January for a fifth consecutive month, signaling steady labor market growth, according to a private payrolls report. The … more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose 14 percent in February, compared with the previous year, with particularly strong increases coming in Kent County, metro Providence and East Bay. more
Rhode Island was among 42 states that had statistically significant jobless-rate decreases in February year over year, falling to 6.3 percent from 8.4 percent. more
WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
Companies in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area added 800 jobs year over year in May, an increase of 4 percent compared with May 2013, landing the region at No. 134 among the 339 U.S. metro areas in terms of year-over-year net employment gain. more
The U.S. economy expanded at 2.2 percent annualized pace in the fourth quarter, led by the biggest gain in consumer spending in eight years. more
Rhode Island should be attracting a substantial amount of research and development, considering its mostly urban environment, good public and private universities and its human capital, says Michael Hicks, director of Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research, which last month released its 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report. more
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