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A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
It came through loud and clear in Tuesday’s presidential debate: Republicans don't like Wall Street. They don’t like its behavior before the 2008 financial meltdown. more
Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $46.4 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total for the year to $166.4 million, according to an analysis done by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
A note on Lincoln Chafee. He said Friday that he was dropping out of the presidential race. I’d say that he finally admitted that he wasn’t really running in the first place. more
(Updated 9:42 and 11:29 a.m.) Lincoln D. Chafee has dropped out of the presidential race. more
R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a website focused on developing the Latino business community in Rhode Island. more
Providence Business News’ coverage of the 2014 gubernatorial and Providence mayoral elections received a Publick Occurrences Award at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2015 Fall Conference Thursday. more
A new analysis ranks presidential candidates by their supporters’ grammar, and Lincoln D. Chafee leads the pack. more
It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to … 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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