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Economic Development
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(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
Michael DeVos has been appointed as ONE Neighborhood Builders’ new executive director. more
Public officials and members of the business community on Tuesday broke ground on a new $22 million cement terminal facility at Port of Providence. more
A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee was a true believer in creating a level – and better – playing field for all business, and that that approach would bring companies to Rhode Island and grow jobs here, not tax incentives and the like. But with … more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
Chris Drumgoole, chief technology officer of GE Digital, a tech division of General Electric, discussed why Providence was chosen for a GE Digital location with Providence Business News and the kind of work that will be taking place in Rhode Island’s capital city. He also explained why GE is expanding into the tech arena. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
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