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Focus group research conducted by the American Democracy Project at RIC shows that R.I. voters are not confident their next governor will improve the state’s economic outlook. The … more
Daniel P. McConaghy has been named chairman of the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, and William Foulkes has been named chairman of the Council on Post-Secondary Education. more
Revenue exceeded expectations in both May and on a fiscal year-to-date basis, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Rhode Island pays more than it should for fire protection compared with the rest of the nation. As a result city and state officials have been trying to rein in some of the practices that lead to that issue. And we're not even talking about the … more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's blueprint for state economic development efforts is the need to identify the state's "advanced industries and innovators for growth." Rhode Island's reputation among the nation's "foodies" is sterling, … more
A legislative proposal to encourage new and existing companies to grow and add new jobs was highlighted today by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and state Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi. more
Former members of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation board, including ex-Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, are among 20 witnesses scheduled to be deposed this summer in the state’s lawsuit against participants in the failed 38 Studios loan, the state’s attorney said Wednesday. more
A “State of the States” municipal credit report showed that Rhode Island ranked 40th, an eight spot improvement over last year. more
Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln D. Chafee advocated for a change to the metric system during his campaign announcement Wednesday. more
Startup Sproutel will receive nearly $150,000 in federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research program, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline said Friday. more
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