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Righting RI’s Economy

RI Business Monthly | March 2018
  • names Providence a top spot for start-ups
  • Stefan Pryor speaks to Crain’s Boston on righting RI’s economy
  • Airport adds direct access to Atlanta, Austin, and Myrtle Beach names Providence an up-and-coming spot for start-ups
Citing “world-class talent and ideas, access to capital, proximity to major markets and inexpensive living,” names Providence an emerging market for tech and entrepreneurship.
Read the full article here.
Righting Rhode Island’s Economy
Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor sat down with Crain’s Boston on shrinking the state’s unemployment rate, improving infrastructure, and investing in Rhode Island’s economic future.
“Rhode Island has been making a lot of progress. Rhode Island employers believe there to be positive momentum in our economy, and that sense of confidence is inspiring employers to find ways to expand their employment. I would point to these areas: taxation, fiscal stability, targeted investments and infrastructure”
– Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor
Airport adds direct access to Atlanta, Austin, & Myrtle Beach
Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport has now added direct access to and from Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The news is the latest in a series of announcements that has seen the airport double the amount of direct flights since 2015.
Learn more about one of America’s most convenient airports here.
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