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Total general revenue has increased 2.3 percent so far in fiscal 2016 to $467.5 million compared with expected revenue of $456.8 million, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District as of Oct. 1 and plans to leave the district with a plan to improve its fiscal stability, Acting Director of Revenue David M. Sullivan said Friday. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in August, helped by a stronger housing market and showing slow, steady growth into 2016. more
A $194,800 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant has been awarded to Clean Bays to remove marine debris from the Seekonk and Providence rivers and upper Narragansett Bay. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
U.S. stocks ended lower, after swinging between gains and losses, as the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero percent raised questions about the strength of the global economy. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
A $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant has been awarded to YouthBuild Providence to provide at-risk young Rhode Islanders education and job skills. more
Providence is trying talking cameras to deter illegal dumping. more
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