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One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
The cost of building wind farms off the U.S. coast may decline as much as 55 percent within 13 years, letting developers offer clean power at rates competitive with market prices, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Delaware. more
Consumer prices in the U.S. excluding food and fuel climbed more than forecast in February for a second month, adding to signs inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. The overall cost of living fell amid cheaper fuel. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday defended her track record of attracting outside businesses to Rhode Island, saying her efforts are ongoing and that results take time. more
As of January, Rhode Island has recovered 80.4 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island has the fifth-highest tax rates in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Rhode Island congressional and state leaders are promoting a new consumer finance tool designed to help residents begin saving for retirement. The tool, dubbed “myRA,” is run through the U.S. Treasury Department and allows people to open a retirement plan with no minimum balance and without fees. more
An enhanced bus line to service downtown Providence will be initiated within two years, elected officials and transportation authorities announced Monday. more
Payrolls rose in 30 states in January and unemployment rates fell in 28, a sign the U.S. labor market was resilient in early 2016. more
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