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Cash collections grew 6.6 percent during the 11-month fiscal year period that ended in May, and 8.2 percent in May alone, according to a report from the state Department of Revenue. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick last week signed an executive order promoting environmental justice across the state, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to parks, open space and “sound environmental policy.” more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
Elmwood Sports owner Steve Moracco expanded his cramped screen-printing operation at his Cranston business with the help of a $150,000 loan through Bank Rhode Island. It was one of a growing number of federally backed loans in Rhode Island and nationwide last fiscal year. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced members of the new Cybersecurity Commission, which is being chaired by Scott DePasquale, CEO of Utilidata Inc. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey has published final regulations to implement the new earned sick time law, which provides 1 million more workers in Massachusetts with access to sick leave for the first time. The earned sick time … more
BOSTON – The city is suing the Mass. Gaming Commission, challenging the commission’s awarding of the sole Boston-area casino license to a Wynn Resorts project in Everett, according to the Boston Globe’s website. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
BOSTON – Massachusetts added 10,900 jobs in December and lowered its unemployment rate 0.3 percentage points to 5.5 percent, the Mass. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced late last month. more
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