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05/28/2015
Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:22 pm BY PBN STAFF Hasbro Inc. ranked 11th on a list of the 50 most reputable companies in the consumer category in the country, and moved up to seventh place in the non-food and beverage category, according to the Reputation Institute, which released its consumer list on Thursday.
05/27/2015
By The Associated Press Published: May 27, 2015, 3:44 pm Rhode Island has dropped out of the top 10 states with the worst unemployment rate for the first time in nearly eight years.
05/27/2015
Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:06 pm BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR Rhode Island was among 28 states that had statistically significant jobless rate declines year over year in April, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Press Releases

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05/21/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation with the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, will host a Rhode...
05/12/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Ronald O'Hanley to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Raimondo will submit his name to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "My jobs plan is focused on putting shovels in the ground, eliminating red tape and making
05/05/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Warwick Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi to highlight a legislative proposal to encourage new and existing companies to grow and add new jobs. In the coming week, Shekarchi will submit an amendment to H-5116, a...

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