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Total nonfarm employment numbered 570,900 in December, an increase of 1.9 percent, or 10,400, compared with December 2013, according to data recently released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Barack Obama took administration action this week aimed at helping federal student loan borrowers navigate the repayment process and tightening rules for private companies servicing school debt. more
(Updated 4:47 p.m.) Reactions to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s first budget – an $8.6 billion budget intended to jump-start the economy – have been mixed. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday unveiled an $8.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July, weighted toward efforts to increase economic activity and create jobs in Rhode Island. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will launch a Web-based budget tool tonight to help Rhode Islanders understand her budget. more
The Federal Communications Commission released the net-neutrality regulations it adopted last month on a party-line vote, as Republican lawmakers critical of the decision prepared to question the agency at hearings next week. more
The annual revision of labor force statistics conducted recently showed that the number of unemployed residents was overestimated every month in 2014 by an average of 1,830, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Rhode Island’s state and local revenue in fiscal 2012 ranked 21st highest in the country as a share of personal income at $235.52 and 11th highest on a per capita basis at $10,677, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Santander Holdings USA was just one of two financial institutions to fail the second round of the Federal Reserve “stress test” Wednesday, suspending any increased dividend payments to its Spain-based parent or other shareholders. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will propose three programs designed to make college more affordable and easier to access in Rhode Island, and to attract and retain recent graduates in high-wage science, technology and design fields. more
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