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The biggest gain in U.S. exports in nine months helped narrow the trade deficit in March, pointing to a revival of global demand that will help the world’s largest economy strengthen. more
Hotel tax collections, as well as meal and beverage tax collections, rose year over year in November, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
(Updated 4:44 p.m.) The bets were on, and after the New England Patriots’ 28-24 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks, an influx of Washington-based goods are coming to Rhode Island. more
The Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission has loosened its confidentiality policy and will now identify all proposals for the former highway land, not just winning bids, the commission announced Monday. more
Deborah A. Gist, Rhode Island’s commissioner of elementary and secondary education since 2009, is leaving to become superintendent of the Tulsa, Okla., school district. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will continue offering a program in collaboration with the Center for Women & Enterprise to help unemployed Rhode Islanders start their own businesses. more
Total general revenue exceeded expected general revenue for the first three months of the fiscal year, according to the September monthly assessment report from the state Department of Revenue released on Tuesday. more
In November 1998, attorneys general from across the country sealed a historic deal with the tobacco industry to pay for the health care costs of smoking. Things haven’t exactly worked out as planned. more
Lending to Russian companies reached a crescendo last year, with international banks pledging $31 billion to OAO Rosneft to buy TNK-BP. As sanctions are tightened against the nation, however, even the smallest deals have dried up. more
The R.I. Revenue Department collected $1.4 million in May through the state’s 5 percent hotel tax, a sum 17.5 percent higher than the $1.2 million collected a year earlier in May 2013, according to the latest revenue report. more
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