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The state’s general fund received $381.9 million from the R.I. Lottery in fiscal 2015, an increase of $5.6 million compared with the previous year, according to the lottery’s audited financial statements. more
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor last week awarded a $236,000 grant to the state's Temporary Caregiver Insurance Expansion Project. The R.I. Department of Labor and Training program was signed into law in January 2014 and … more
BOSTON – A Fall River mill rehabilitation is among 23 projects that will share $45.8 million in state funding for affordable rental housing. Gov. Charlie Baker last month said the funded projects represent 1,484 total housing units, … more
PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge last week ruled in favor of Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner and her decision to approve an insurance rate hike for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island that had been challenged by … more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
1 Your evaluation of economic momentum in Rhode Island reflects sustained progress. What influences that progress? My assessment of our improving momentum is based almost entirely on the performance of my Current Conditions Index, a broadly … more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
Predictably, reports last week that the French bank Societe Generale would close 20 percent of its branch offices were met with anger by a union representative, who said the plan was "scandalous and profoundly shocking because nothing justifies … more
The real estate industry is now subject to new disclosure rules, courtesy of the Dodd-Frank law and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lenders are required to make transparent and complete disclosure of the terms of mortgages – including … more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
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