Updated October 26 at 1:26pm
Economic Development
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Four development companies have submitted qualifications for construction of the new Providence Intermodal Transit Center, a transit hub designed to merge bus and train service, automobile parking and new construction near Providence Station. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest percentages of Latino-owned businesses in New England, but many of these entrepreneurs report challenges in gaining access to capital and resources that could help their business grow, according to a new report by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
State regulators on Thursday unanimously voted to suspend an application to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, allowing the applicant 60 days to provide details on how it plans to cool the proposed facility. more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
A General Electric Co. unit and Citigroup Inc. provided tax equity financing to the U.S.’s first offshore wind farm, a 30-megawatt project recently completed in Rhode Island waters. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is expected to welcome new employees of GE Digital today during a roundtable discussion that will highlight how the company is prioritizing hiring Rhode Islanders and how TechHire is helping to place tech workers in jobs like these. more
Streetscape projects in seven communities throughout the state have received Main Street Rhode Island Streetscape Improvement Fund grants, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how it plans to cool a proposed 1,000 megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, saying the company needs to have a plan or risk having its application suspended. more
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