Updated March 28 at 6:24am
Economic Development
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Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized the payment of real estate or job creation tax credits to three companies Monday totaling more than $10.4 million, two of which are establishing new jobs in a planned move to Rhode Island. more
Grow Smart RI on Wednesday announced seven winners of its fifth annual Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards given to groups and projects that help shape a stronger Rhode Island. more
After announcing, then dropping a statewide tourism slogan, the R.I. Commerce Corp. picked up where it left off, moving forward Monday with a campaign to better define and promote the state to potential visitors. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
The I-195 Redevelopment Commission has created and filled a new position focused on project management, marketing and planning. 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
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. more
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
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