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When it comes to gross domestic product growth, it’s not a surprise that Providence County leads the state’s five counties with GDP growth of $1.1 billion, according to a SmartAsset study. more
Attaching labels to people is all the rage in the U.S. Current favorites include "nationalist" and "globalist." The categories aren't mutually exclusive. Moderate nationalist sentiment and outward-looking liberalism can overlap. In America, … more
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
Beyond financial incentives, the pitch that Rhode Island made for the General Electric headquarters emphasized the relative affordability of the Ocean State. more
Americans’ moods steadied last week after a slight pullback as household finances improved and consumers felt better about making purchases, according to the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Index released Thursday. more
Those living or working near deteriorating properties in Pawtucket could find some relief from a new initiative that aims to sort through and eliminate all blighted properties in the city. "This innovative program is something that will not … more
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
The Great Recession may have officially ended years ago, but in hard-hit states such as Rhode Island, the effects still linger. While the state's unemployment rate has shown dramatic improvement, limited growth continues to plague pockets of the … more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
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