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The people of the state of Rhode Island have a unique opportunity this election season. more
A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
It’s the beginning of the end for major job cuts at U.S. banks, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., a firm that advises many of them on workplace reductions. more
Few people took Donald Trump seriously when he said in March that he'd "get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China." more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
A divided Federal Reserve left its policy rate unchanged for a sixth consecutive meeting, saying it would wait for more evidence of progress toward its goals, while projecting that an increase is still likely by year-end. more
Rhode Islanders are largely divided on whether the state should assess a toll on large trucks to pay to fix the state’s roads and bridges, although the opposition is more certain than those in favor. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence firefighters union have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the contract, according to an announcement Monday evening. more
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