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A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
The state Department of Revenue released its monthly cash collections report for December, showing that total general revenue rose 4.8 percent fiscal year-to-date when compared with the same period a year ago. more
Providence Newspaper Guild members and supporters took their concerns about impending layoffs at the Providence Journal to the streets Thursday. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport dropped in February by 5.7 percent, the R.I. Airport Corporation reported Friday. more
Despite earlier hopes that improved consumer confidence would drive renewed economic growth in the region, New England businesses reported mixed results during May and June, pointing to slow economic growth overall, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
A Boston Olympics in 2024 could generate $5 billion in economic activity for Massachusetts from the operations of the games, as well as $4 billion in new construction in the six years leading up to the event, according to a study of Boston’s Olympics bid by UMass Donahue Institute researchers. more
Tsoi/Kobus & Associates will design the academic offices and nursing education facilities in the $220 million South Street Landing project, the architecture company announced Tuesday. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $5.6 million to Rhode Island to provide permanent homes and services to low-income people with disabilities in an effort to prevent them from becoming homeless or unnecessarily institutionalized. more
Rhode Island has the highest vehicle property taxes in the nation at an average of $1,133, according to WalletHub’s latest survey of the highest and lowest property taxes in 2015. more
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a $20.85 million grant to T.F. Green Airport for the next phase of its ongoing runway relocation project, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Thursday. more
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