RIEDC Board Approves Measures to Expand Green Economy, Increase Energy Cost Savings for Local Small Business and City Government
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 22:50
The RIEDC Board of Directors today approved two Renewable Energy Fund (REF) financing awards totaling $325,310.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 15:31
Last week, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee submitted his proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget. During his budget address, the Governor talked about the unprecedented fiscal challenges that his administration must meet head on because the temporary fixes are no longer available. It is against this backdrop that the Governor presented a proposed budget. The Governor stated that his plan aims to go beyond closing a budget deficit with a larger goal of structurally changing how the state is governed in order to lay the foundation for a stronger, more competitive Rhode Island economy in the long term.
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 11:09
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors approved a measure on Thursday aimed at creating at least 164 new full-time financial services jobs in the state.
Governor Chafee’s Choice for Next RIEDC Board Vice-Chair, Helena Foulkes, Outlines Administration’s Economic Development Focus
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 13:18
As one of the Governor’s five key economic development priorities, a strategic plan to grow Rhode Island’s tourism industry also topped the RIEDC Board meeting agenda.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 16:41
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation today announced that its Broadband Rhode Island (BBRI) initiative has achieved its first major step as part of a national effort to expand the availability and use of high-speed Internet service in the state and across the country.
Governor Chafee Will Lead a Delegation to Houston, Texas - Explore City’s Medical & Life-Sciences Hub as Model for Providence
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 16:55
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced plans to travel to Houston, Texas later this month to examine the Texas Medical Center as a potential model for a medical, life-sciences, and research hub in Providence.
Governor Chafee Congratulates Collaborative Research Grant Recipients, Treasurer Raimondo Tops Agenda at at First STAC Meeting
Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 16:48
The Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council announced the winners of the 2011 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants, the fifth round of awards aimed at facilitating collaborative research in Rhode Island. The awards, totaling $1,435,822, will support eight projects, representing 23 scientists from 13 educational institutions, hospitals and private companies.
RIEDC Board Listens to Plans for Warwick Station District and Economic Development in RI's Urban Communities
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 11:49
At Governor Lincoln D. Chafee’s first meeting presiding as Chairman of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors today, the Board heard presentations about two of the governor’s key economic development priorities and gave final approval to a tax incentive measure aimed at creating 86 jobs in Rhode Island.
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Keith W. Stokes to Lead Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation
Monday, January 10, 2011 - 13:05
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Keith W. Stokes, the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), is his choice to continue to lead the state’s official economic development organization.
RIEDC Board of Directors Meeting Results in Updated Details on Rhode Island’s Bid for America’s Cup and Measures to Create Jobs
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 10:45
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors meeting highlighted America’s Cup news as well as approvals of financing and tax incentive measures for three Rhode Island small businesses that are expected to create 167 direct jobs and more than 148 indirect jobs in the state.