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Rhode Island’s economic performance lagged in April, and has been “disappointing” so far in 2015, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
While there is no question that Rhode Island is recovering from the Great Recession, the pace is languid. For example, the Ocean State's gross state product, as measured by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, increased in real terms (that … more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) A package of economic development incentives proposed in the budget of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will head to the House floor on Tuesday largely intact, with only selected modifications made by lawmakers. more
Standard & Poor’s said it may have been too optimistic in its ratings on a $330 million bond deal that was backed by tobacco lawsuit settlement payments owed to the state of Rhode Island. more
When Mark Hellendrung bought the Narragansett Brewing Co. in 2005, close to nobody drank the 125-year-old New England lager. more
Rhode Island’s minimum wage will soon climb 60 cents to $9.60 an hour. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose in May as the biggest jump in fuel costs in at least five years swamped muted advances in other categories. more
It’s the one chart that keeps Stan Humphries up at night. more
A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
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