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Rhode Island small businesses interested in increasing exports and looking for assistance are encouraged to apply for State Trade Expansion Program funding through the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
Three historic commercial structures in Providence and North Providence that will be converted to apartments will qualify for as much as $5.2 million in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy is “close” to the central bank’s objectives of full employment and stable prices and she’s confident it will continue to improve. more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move forward this month, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. more
The checks and balances imposed on President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s new economic agenda won’t just come from Capitol Hill, but also from the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Buildings farther west on Constitution Avenue. more
Before an audience of more than 700 Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce members, Providence Equity Partners LLC founder and CEO Jonathan M. Nelson provided outside validation that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s personal efforts on behalf of the Ocean State are having an effect. more
Acknowledging that economic development goes beyond creation of jobs to nurturing new skills in existing employees, banking and government leaders on Wednesday celebrated employees who recently completed industry-requested courses created through a state grant. more
The head of HealthSource RI said the exchange is prepared to react to any changes made at the federal level regarding the Affordable Care Act in the wake of the election. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
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