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02/01/2017
Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:34 pm By Tessa Roy Cranston Herald After declaring in her State of the State address that she aims to "rebuild and reinvent" the manufacturing industry, Gov. Gina Raimondo took a step toward keeping her promise on Thursday. She visited jewelry manufacturer Luca + Danni in Cranston to launch the Rhode Island Manufacturing Initiative and sign an executive order to establish a manufacturing advisory council.
12/14/2016
Tuesday Posted Dec 13, 2016 at 6:35 PM Updated Dec 13, 2016 at 6:35 PM With so much attention lavished on other development proposals, it's possible that some people missed the stories about a smaller but still important project in Rhode Island's capital.
12/13/2016
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at 10:19 PM By Kate Bramson Journal Staff Writer The development team for a proposed technology-innovation complex in Providence has attracted two anchor tenants and was awarded more than $20 million in state incentives Monday night by the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, whose members hailed the project as the kind of development the city needs.

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02/21/2017
Industry, Development, Academic and Research Partners Sought to Launch Innovation Campus to Amplify R.I.-Based Research and Accelerate Job Growth The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (RICC), in partnership with the University of Rhode Island (URI), will soon begin requesting proposals from...
02/15/2017
Will Bring 150 New Jobs to the Ocean State by 2020 Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) intends to significantly expand its footprint in Rhode Island, with plans to hire 100 new full-time employees
02/01/2017
Settlements Total Nearly 70 percent of the $88 million state moral obligation on the 38 Studios bonds. The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today it has agreed to a $16 million proposed settlement with Hilltop Securities Inc. (formerly First Southwest Company) in the 38 Studios...

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