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State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
A $700,000 grant from the state has been awarded to the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation to test the planning and implementation of a federally funded program that evaluates health care reform models. more
Washington County residents are getting the most value for the property taxes they pay, according to SmartAsset’s latest study. more
The U.S. economy expanded more than previously reported last quarter on bigger contributions from a range of factors including services spending, intellectual property and construction by state and local governments. more
Bank of America Corp. doesn’t expect Donald Trump’s election to jolt the U.S. economy next year, but its corporate customers are enthusiastic and already seeking funds to expand, according to CEO Brian Moynihan. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than expected to a six-month high last week, potentially reflecting seasonal swings in a still-healthy labor market. more
The state has received six bids for demolition of the old Sakonnet River Bridge, and anticipates awarding a contract this winter. more
HealthSource RI said enrollments increased 3.1 percent over the past week. more
Taking a cue from a Brookings Institution report that called for more involvement from top-level CEOS, four business leaders have joined forces to create the Partnership for Rhode Island, focusing on economic growth in the Ocean State. more
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