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The visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Rhode Island to compliment infrastructure improvements via RhodeWorks, the statewide road and bridge repair program, gave a burst of positive media attention to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who's faced sharp … more
1 Why is it important that the United States address vulnerabilities to cyberattacks? Securing corporate and government networks against cyberattacks is one of the most important challenges America faces. The cyberthreats our nation needs … more
Unemployment rates were lower in 333 out of 387 metropolitan areas in January than than a year earlier, including in the Providence metro, where the rate fell to 6.2 percent from 7.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
Consumer prices in the U.S. excluding food and fuel climbed more than forecast in February for a second month, adding to signs inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. The overall cost of living fell amid cheaper fuel. more
Rhode Island has some of the highest taxes in the nation, according to WalletHub, the 10th highest on property and the highest on automobiles. more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
A trade mission to the United Kingdom will be held in September to help boost exports from Rhode Island, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Seth Magaziner has been selected to serve as 2016 chairman of the financial literacy committee for the National Association of State Treasurers. He holds a B.A. in history from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Yale University. more
The rebound in fuel costs pushed up U.S. wholesale prices in May for a second month, overshadowing a drop in pricing power that signals inflation will take time to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Insurance companies have submitted their rate requests to the state Office of the Health Commissioner for 2017, and members of the public who want to weigh in can attend a Public Utilities Commission meeting on June 22. more
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