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06/29/2015
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 1:50 pm BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR State hotel tax revenue increased 21.3 percent, or $176,921, in April to $1 million, according to the state Department of Revenue's 5 percent hotel tax collections report.
06/29/2015
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 10:06 am BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR Rhode Island ranked 12th among the states for its 2.1 percent year-over-year export growth in the first four months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com.
06/29/2015
Posted: Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:38 pm BY PBN STAFF Providence Business News took home third-place honors as the best newspaper in the large tabloid category in the Alliance of Area Business Publishers annual editorial excellence awards program.

Press Releases

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07/01/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, today signed the Fiscal Year 2016 State Budget. This robust jobs plan begins the process of putting people back to work by rebuilding our schools, attracting and growing companies in...
06/30/2015
DLT is reminding applicants seeking Real Jobs Rhode Island funding that planning grant submissions are due at DLT on Friday, July 3, no later than 3 PM. Grants will be awarded for business-driven sector partnerships for up to $25,000. Proposals must be received by the Real Jobs Rhode Island...
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...

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