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Revenue exceeded expectations on both a fiscal year and monthly basis in November, according to the state Department of Revenue, by 2 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively. more
A late surge in shopping and pent-up demand for woman’s clothing gave a boost to holiday sales, according to early spending figures. more
One of the best surprises about my first year as governor is the number of girls who tell me they know they can be a leader, too. These moments give me so much optimism for our future, but it's clear that we have more to do now to make sure … more
Zipcar riders can now dash away to destinations in cars that resemble Santa’s sleigh. more
Consumer confidence rose last week to the highest level in almost two months as Americans reported brighter attitudes about the national economy, their personal finances and the buying climate. more
John Lawlor, the head of Bank of America Corp.’s municipal-bond department, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2015, he navigated the second-largest U.S. bank by assets to the top of the muni-bond underwriting table for the fourth consecutive year. more
(Updated, 10:55 a.m.) Fourteen projects received a total of $3.7 million in matching grants under the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund, the governor’s office and R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday. more
Systems Engineering Associates Corp. received a five-year, $12 million contract from Newport’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center to support its combat systems department. more
Rhode Island was the only New England state to report an increase in its labor force in November compared with November 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training said Wednesday. more
In November, Rhode Island again was among the top five states with mortgages late by 90 days or more. more
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