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As executive director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Grover Fugate is charged with preservation, protection, development and restoration of coastal areas. His efforts to identify and deal with the effects of climate change yield more universal truths. more
For several years, researchers have been sending people into tax preparation offices to test the quality of the work. The results have been scary: more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections, increased year over year in November and over the fiscal-year period, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Barnes Building & Management Group is facing a proposed fine of $59,290 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with a structural steel collapse at Bryant University in September that injured six workers. more
Revenue exceeded expectations by 1.7 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Marilyn Shannon McConaghy is the state’s acting director of the Department of Revenue. McConaghy talks with Providence Business News about revenues, tax changes and what to expect in 2016. more
Stories about lawsuits, free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, cybersecurity and the Pawtucket Red Sox were among the most-read news stories on PBN.com in 2015, according to Google Analytics. more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
The four-year high school graduation rate in Rhode Island rose by 2 percentage points to 83 percent for the Class of 2015, according to a news release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the state Department of Education. more
Seven firms and the Rhode Island Foundation are giving the state $111,000 to streamline state government and eliminate waste. more
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