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Economic Development
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Rhode Island businesses have long complained that too many young job seekers don't have the basic math, reading and writing skills needed to fill available jobs. At a 2012 Providence Business News Summit on Employers & Education, Community … more
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
1Quonset Development Corporation is launching a radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com. What's behind this effort and how will it help? This campaign allows us to get the word out and let … more
The Coats & Clark mill lost its last commercial tenant almost nine years ago, leaving a vast campus of industrial buildings built from the 1860s to the 1970s. The complex of 20 buildings, located on the Pawtucket-Central Falls line, once … more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
Richard P. Baccari will step down as president and CEO of Churchill & Banks Companies LLC, turning over the operations to his son, Richard Baccari II. more
Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
A senior official with the U.S. Economic Development Administration will tour several business facilities in Rhode Island Wednesday and meet with business representatives, to identify ways the federal agency can help promote economic growth, according to the office of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. more
As if on cue, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week showed that she understands the need for swift action, first replacing the entire I-195 Redevelopment Commission, and then revamping the state board of education. more
During her campaign, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized that turning Rhode Island’s economy around was a long-term project. Who, after all, can engineer a statewide recovery within, say, 100 days? more
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