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The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. 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
Providence commercial-property values have climbed by more than 7 percent, according to the private re-evaluation company hired to assess the capital city's current worth. The new values include some significant increases. Providence Place … more
(Updated, Dec. 13, 4:07 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission on Monday approved a purchase and sale agreement for Parcel 30, which will be developed by Waldorf Capital Management LLC. more
Officials will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning to mark the opening of Ascensus College Saving’s new office here at 475 Kilvert St., Building A, Suite 300. more
(Updated 3:09 and 4:46 p.m.) Citing demand, cost and reliability, the R.I. Public Utilities Commission is urging state regulators to approve a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. more
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
The R.I. State Retirement Commission last month decided to cut its roughly $1 billion investment into hedge funds in half, saying the asset has underperformed and cost the state too much in fees over the last five years. The precarious … more
On July 11, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article written by Barack Obama, JD. While the president devoted only a small portion of his article to the "public option" for insurance, this is part of what he wrote: … more
The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
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