Updated July 30 at 2:30pm
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Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
The University of Rhode Island is kicking off a campaign Monday to raise support for a bond issue on the November ballot that would provide $125 million to rebuild its College of Engineering. more
CVS/pharmacy is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday by renewing its community donation program to support local law enforcement drug collection efforts. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue described state hotel tax collections as “up modestly” for July. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has been awarded $161,417 to fund a feasibility study on paid leave. more
An investor in two large Bay State health care companies involved in separate mergers said he doesn’t expect the U.S. Treasury’s recently announced measures aimed at cracking down on corporate tax inversions to derail those plans, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
The share of mortgage lending to minority borrowers fell to at least a 14-year low as U.S. regulators struggle to ease credit to blacks and Hispanics shut out of the housing recovery. more
STEAMengine, a program being developed by the R.I. Commerce Corporation, has won a $1.57 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help boost the state's economy and help it diversify. more
A $1.7 million federal grant has been awarded to the Newport County Development Council to help establish a technology business incubator to foster startups, creating more than 100 jobs. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue did not mince words when discussing the state’s revenue performance in August, saying it was “like pushing a wet noodle.” more
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