Updated February 22 at 2:22pm
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Rhode Island tied with three other states for the second-highest statewide sales tax rate in the nation at 7 percent, according to a report released this week by the Tax Foundation, an independent tax policy research organization. more
The cyclical nature of electoral politics provides some solace for Democrats. If history is any guide, a Trump presidency will cure the three problems that have been ailing the party since 2010. more
MIY Story Studio, short for Make It Yours, opened Thursday on Westminster Street to encourage workers and residents to share their thoughts about Rhode Island as part of a new statewide tourism campaign. more
Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. The financial challenges of taking care of her … more
Aspen Aerogels Inc. received $2.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a windowpane technology that incorporates a transparent silica aerogel to provide insulation and condensation resistance. more
Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out. more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) Unofficial election results show that House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello lost his District 15 seat in Cranston by 147 votes to Republican challenger Steven Frias, but media outlets are reporting that he is saying he won. more
To renovate, rebuild or move on? Those are the questions Rhode Island, Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox face after Pendulum Studio II LLC completed a feasibility study of what to do with McCoy Stadium. more
Joe Rando, CEO and president of a small tech company, doesn't hesitate to describe the importance of public incentives in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 … more
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
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