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Rhode Island ranks 12th highest for state tax collections per capita

Rhode Island finished 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Central Falls ranks the poorest of Rhode Island towns, study finds

Central Falls was ranked the poorest town in Rhode Island in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Rhode Island is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Rhode Island, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: Rhode Island School of Design ranks 4th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Rhode Island School of Design finished in a tie for fourth in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: Brown University ranks 53rd best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

Brown University finished in a tie for 53rd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Rhode Island ranks 7th in hospital safety analysis

Rhode Island finished seventh in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Rhode Island - Rhode Island College ranks 134th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Rhode Island - Rhode Island College finished in a tie for 134th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Providence County ranks the poorest of Rhode Island counties, study finds

Providence County was ranked the poorest county in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Rhode Island

Washington County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Roger Williams University ranks 146th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

Roger Williams University finished in a tie for 146th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Lifespan System of Hospitals rated top employer in Rhode Island, study finds

Lifespan System of Hospitals employs 14,000 workers in Rhode Island, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Rhode Island ranks in the bottom tier for library studies, study finds

University of Rhode Island finished in the bottom six in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Rhode Island ranks highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Rhode Island finished first among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Rhode Island finishes 26th on best state ranking

Rhode Island was ranked the 26th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Rhode Island rank 11th highest in nation

The average Rhode Island teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $67,040, the 11th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Providence County posts 258th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,007 properties in Providence County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 258th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Brown University's engineering program ranks 47th best in the nation, study finds

Brown University finished in a tie for 47th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Providence area posts 127th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,002 properties in the Providence area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 127th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Rhode Island posts 26th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,144 properties in Rhode Island started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 26th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Brown University medical school ranks 26th best for primary care in the nation

Brown University finished in a tie for 26th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

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