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A $20 million state bond issue that would expand the terminal capacity of ProvPort Inc., by adding more land and water acreage at the Port of Providence, is expected to be presented to voters in November. more
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
Insurance companies have submitted their rate requests to the state Office of the Health Commissioner for 2017, and members of the public who want to weigh in can attend a Public Utilities Commission meeting on June 22. more
The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
When it comes to commercial property, Providence has the third-highest tax rate in the nation, according to a report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. more
The imPOSSIBLE Dream playground is the 16th most popular playground in the country, and the No. 1 playground in New England. more
The rebound in fuel costs pushed up U.S. wholesale prices in May for a second month, overshadowing a drop in pricing power that signals inflation will take time to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday honored 17 schools designated as 2016 Commended Schools by the R.I. Department of Education. more
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