• Chamber Chatter

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    As the Newport City Council prepares to hear a proposed ordinance implementing a 6 month moratorium on economic development in the Innovation District, the Newport County Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors want to express concern that this movement will not only adversely impact the businesses that currently own real estate or operate active businesses in that area, but we believe it sends the wrong anti-business message to the broader community. This current proposal halts progress in the area

    The Rhode Island Capital Access Program (RI CAP) is a unique small business loan program for loans up to $750,000 for businesses located in RI. It simplifies borrowing for local businesses and provides access to hard to find capital.

    The R.I. Infrastructure Bank is hosting the 3rd annual R.I. Infrastructure Summit on September 26th at the R.I. Convention Center. The Summit brings together hundreds of public and private sector professionals to tackle state and local infrastructure needs, discuss innovative solutions, and connect with project partners.

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