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At least one law added to the books by the General Assembly is a good one. We're talking about a ban on "blocking the box." The rule, which took effect Jan. 1, makes it illegal to get stuck in the middle of an intersection after a traffic … more
A 2015 study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that in Providence from 2000 to 2013 the number of Main Street businesses – which was defined as the kinds of shops and services that were "the backbone of neighborhoods" – owned by U.S.-born … more
Ten years after its creation, the Rhode Island corporate scholarship tax credit program continues to attract more interest from would-be donors than it can match in state contributions. The program, which provides tax credits to companies … more
New accounting standards going into effect this fiscal year will require a greater level of transparency regarding deals made between governments and businesses. The Governmental Accounting Standards Board, known better as GASB, now … more
PROVIDENCE – Further improving Rhode Island's business climate, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Jan. 6 employers will see a significant reduction in their unemployment tax rate for the first time in 25 years. R.I. employers will save … more
When Frank Ankoma immigrated to Providence in 1997, he says immigrant-owned businesses were hard to find. more
Many of Rhode Island's minority groups are growing, but the value of state contracts with minority business enterprises, known as MBEs, isn't keeping up. "It's not a secret minority [groups] have been growing at an accelerated rate," Oscar … more
Immediately after opening Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. in 1995, Carol Ethier said she often had requests to build cameras – but she had designed the business to do and be so much more. The video, image capture and display technology … more
(Updated 4:09 p.m.) Department of Human Services Director Melba Affigne Depeña and Chief Digital Officer Thom Guertin have resigned after the botched September rollout of the state’s new health and human eligibility computer system, known as UHIP, which delivers state aid to 300,000 Rhode Islanders. more
Cash collections increased 2.2 percent over the year in November to $244.4 million, led by a 115.5 percent jump in departmental receipts, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
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