Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
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Rhode Island hotel tax collections fell 2.8 percent in February to $126,603 compared with $130,278 in February 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Quarter-over-quarter personal income growth in Rhode Island was 1.4 percent in the second quarter, compared with 1.9 percent in the first quarter, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis on Tuesday. more
Quonset Development Corporation’s board of directors approved a lease option Tuesday for Cape Wind Associates LLC for property that could be used for staging components for the Massachusetts energy company’s planned 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound. more
The first of six planned RhodeMap RI open house events will be held Monday at the Southside Cultural Center to offer Rhode Islanders an opportunity to learn about policies and strategies proposed under the initiative and to provide feedback. more
This week hasn’t been the best for the Ocean State when it comes to state rankings. WalletHub, a personal finance website, examined 116 U.S. cities to determine the hardest working cities in America in honor of Employee Appreciation Day on March 6. more
Treasury 30-year bonds extended their rally this year to 13 percent as Europe’s economic growth lags behind expectations and central bankers around the world make the case for keeping interest rates low. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate remained the highest in the country in April despite a drop to 8.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. more
“Precarious” is how University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro characterizes Rhode Island’s economy, following the release Tuesday of a Current Conditions Index that has failed to improve for nine successive months. more
That Thanksgiving meal next week will cost a little more in Providence than 246 other communities in the country. 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
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