Updated October 24 at 8:24pm
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The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
Americans’ economic expectations rose to a nine-month high in October even as households’ current assessments of the economy and buying climate dimmed last week, according to figures in the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Thursday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley repeated that he expects an interest-rate increase by the end of 2016, as the central bank draws closer to reaching its twin objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflation. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week by the most since July, after spending several weeks at or near a four-decade low. more
In an effort to recruit more poll workers for Election Day, R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is asking businesses and nonprofits to help out. more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
Economic activity is continuing at a modest to moderate pace in the First District despite uncertainty about the presidential election, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will be honored with a New Englander of the Year Award, as will former U.S. Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns and General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt, according to the New England Council. more
The Emmy-award winning ABC food show, “The Chew,” will air a segment Wednesday at 1 p.m. featuring co-host Carla Hall dining at well-known Rhode Island culinary institutions, according to a release by R.I. Commerce Corp. more
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