For news and events for the business community, check out Chamber Chatter each week!Results Found: 160Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Blakeley AndersenWednesday, September 25, 2019
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
Erin Donovan - BoyleMonday, September 23, 2019
Erin Donovan-BoyleThursday, September 5, 2019
Blakeley AndersenTuesday, August 27, 2019
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.
Carol Cedrone BrennanMonday, August 26, 2019
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.
Blakeley AndersenFriday, July 26, 2019
2019 Legislative Wrap-up The legislature has been forwarding bills to Governor Raimondo for her consideration. While most bills were either signed or allowed to become law without the Governor’s signature, three bills were vetoed: H.6250 and S.46 (Allows a school district to conduct instruction through virtual education up to 5 days when schools have been closed due to inclement weather, emergency or any nonscheduled school closings); and H.6102 (An motor vehicle insurer found in violation of the unfair
Chamber CoalitionMonday, June 24, 2019
Opportunity Zones (OZs) were developed to funnel $6 trillion of private investment into designated low-income census tracts. With the roll-out of this legislation, it appears that without intervention, capital is likely to flow to those OZs that would have seen development anyway, unless community-serving projects that are investment ready are highlighted for Opportunity Funds.
Fourth Economy Consulting