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GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: RI Business Competition Names 12 Semi-Finalists

The Rhode Island Business Competition has announced that 12 semi-finalists have been selected in the 2019 competition, which will culminate next month with the awarding of prizes valued at $185,000.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health PBM Solutions Blunted the Impact of Drug Price Inflation, Helped Reduce Member Cost, and Improved Medication Adherence in 2018

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that, in 2018, the company's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation achieving a negative -4.2 percent price growth for non-specialty drugs and a 1.7 percent price growth for specialty drugs.

Analysis: Which college outdoor track program grossed the most in Rhode Island

Rhode Island College, Salve Regina University and Community College of Rhode Island top the list of highest grossing college outdoor track programs in Rhode Island in 2016

Rhode Island posts 10th highest property tax rate in new national study

Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Junior Achievement/Citizens Bank Teens & Personal Finance Survey

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, which is April.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Launches Same-Day, On-Demand Rx Delivery Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that it is now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service available nationwide.

Analysis: Which college volleyball program grossed the most in the U.S.

University of Rhode Island, Providence College and Bryant University top the list of highest grossing college volleyball programs in the state in 2016

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.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Rhode Island rank 23rd highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Rhode Island ranked 23rd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Pension Fund earns $106 million in February

Rhode Island's pension fund earned $106 million from investments in the month of January, posting a 1.31 percent return.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save The Bay offers volunteers opportunities to join or lead Earth Day cleanups throughout April

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Save The Bay has organized several beach cleanups around Narragansett Bay, giving individuals, families and groups many options for getting involved, before, during and after the Earth Day weekend.

Rhode Island ranks 16th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Rhode Island finished 16th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 02882 in Narragansett has 233rd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 02882 zip code area was 731 in the third quarter of 2018, a 199-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 26th most reliant on federal aid

Rhode Island finished 26th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

TEXTRON INC.: Textron to Release First Quarter Results on April 17, 2019

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) will release its first quarter 2019 financial results on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., '92, has been appointed president of the Providence Campus of JWU

Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., '92, has been appointed president of the Providence Campus of Johnson & Wales University (JWU).

Analysis: Which college football program grossed the most in the U.S.

University of Rhode Island and Bryant University top the list of highest grossing college football programs nationwide in 2016

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 32nd best in corporate tax study

Rhode Island finished 32nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

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