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RIPEC Comments on FY 2014 Budget as Proposed

PROVIDENCE – On Tuesday, April 23, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) will release comments on the Governor’s FY 2014 budget as proposed.  The budget as proposed contains a number of investment-based initiatives designed to promote the long-term welfare of the state, such as spending for capital projects, workforce development programs, and education, as well …

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Senate Passes Moving the Needle Economic Development Legislation

STATE HOUSE, Providence – The Rhode Island Senate today passed a central component of the “Moving the Needle” package of economic development legislation. In a unanimous vote, the Senate passed (2013-S0712aa) to require that upon the election or re-election of the governor a long-term, strategic vision be developed for economic development.

Moving the Needle

STATE HOUSE, Providence – President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed was joined at a news conference today by Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council Executive Director John C. Simmons, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce President Laurie White, and others where they unveiled a report and recommendations to address Rhode Island’s rankings on business competitiveness …

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Joint Press Conference On Moving the Needle

STATE HOUSE, Providence – President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed was joined at a news conference today by Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council Executive Director John C. Simmons, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce President Laurie White, and others where they unveiled a report and recommendations to address Rhode Island’s rankings on business competitiveness …

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RI Data Book Shows Mixed Outlook for State

PROVIDENCE – On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) will release the inaugural version of the “Rhode Island Data Book.”  The report benchmarks and analyzes three types of data – population (migration, income, health insurance, social assistance, and education); economic (leading indicators, employment, GDP, trade, housing, energy, business climate, and …

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RI’s Budget Outlook, Debt Position and 2012 Ballot Initiatives

Today, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) released an analysis of  Rhode Island’s budget outlook based on the preliminary FY 2012 closing, debt position, and 2012 ballot questions.  The full report is available here.  Due to increased revenues and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for FY 2013 was increased by roughly $22 million.  …

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How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare – 2012 Edition

Today RIPEC released its annual report: How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare, which provides details on  state and local government expenditures in FY 2000 and FY 2010, the latest year for which national data are available.  This year’s report also includes an analysis of the changes between FY 2009 and FY 2010.  The publication compares Rhode …

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RIPEC Releases Education Results Report

On Monday, December 15, 2011, RIPEC will release the 2011 edition of its report “Results: Education in Rhode Island”.  This report examines, in one publication, student performance in conjunction with a number of factors that have an impact on education in the Ocean State. The importance of a quality education and the size of the investment …

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How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare – 2011 Edition

Today, December 1, 2011, RIPEC released its annual report: How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare, which provides details on  state and local government expenditures in FY 1999 and FY 2009, the latest year for which national data are available.  This year’s report also includes an analysis of the changes between FY 2008 and FY 2009.  The publication …

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How Rhode Island Revenues Compare – 2011 Edition

Today RIPEC released its annual report: How Rhode Island Compares, which provides details on state and local government revenue sources for fiscal year 2009, the latest year for which national data are available.  The publication compares Rhode Island’s fiscal system with those of the other 49 states and the United States average using data released …

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