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03/27/2015
Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 2:01 pm BY PBN STAFF Rhode Island was among 42 states that had statistically significant jobless-rate decreases in February year over year, falling to 6.3 percent from 8.4 percent.
03/27/2015
Posted on March 26, 2015 WPRO News and the Associated Press The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in February dropped to 6.3 percent, the lowest rate in more than seven years.
03/27/2015
Posted on March 26, 2015 By Sam Wroblewski 630wpro.com The magazine Men's Journal has compiled a list of the two best beers from all fifty states and two newer brewers came out on top in Rhode Island.

Press Releases

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03/11/2015
On Thursday evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo will release her Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Rooted in the belief that everyone should have the chance to make it in Rhode Island, her budget will include significant investments to create opportunity for our students. "Helping students build the...
02/20/2015
Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today announced new leadership at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The new staff will work closely with the Secretary of Commerce to strengthen the state's economic development efforts, and support the Governor's priority of creating opportunity for all Rhode...
02/19/2015
With the goal to make Rhode Island an international leader in understanding and predicting the response of marine organisms and marine ecosystems to climate variability, Governor Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (...

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