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Despite a renewed call to stop repayment of state moral obligation bonds issued for the now-bankrupt 38 Studios LLC, Fitch Ratings Inc. expects payments will continue and has reaffirmed an AA rating with a stable outlook for the state’s general obligation bonds and consolidated capital development loans. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
Here’s one key takeaway from the Commerce Department’s report Friday on February wholesale inventories: There’s going to be a much bigger drag on first-quarter U.S. gross domestic product from diminished stockpiling than most economists forecast before the report. more
Rhode Island, despite having the ninth-highest per-pupil spending amount nationally, still has room for improvement in its educational outcomes, an analysis from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council showed this week. more
Cash collections decreased year over year in February by 0.7 percent, to $179.3 million from $180.6 million, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
“Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer” may be no longer, but it sparked the imaginations of many who turned to the Internet with their own ideas for state slogans. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to “double down” its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. more
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