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Library Resource Guide for: RHODE ISLAND GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Economics

Main Online Site

Document Resources

Government Websites

Statistics



MAIN ONLINE SITE

Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program: Economic Development



DOCUMENT RESOURCES



RI COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

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Digital Information



RHODE ISLAND STATE BUDGET

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Digital Information

Paper Information



REPORT ON DEBT MANAGEMENT

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Paper Information



EXPENDITURE FACTS

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Paper Information



GENERAL LAWS

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PUBLIC LAWS

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BILLS

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REGULATIONS

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OTHER RESOURCES

Josiah (Brown University Library Catalog) has records of all R.I. documents that the Library receives from the State.

State Library Online Catalog probably has the most comprehensive records of all documents produced by the State of Rhode Island. You can interlibrary loan (ILL) them or take a short walk down to the State Capitol where the library is.

State Clearinghouse Checklists is a checklist of officially published R.I. government documents by year back to 1996.

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GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Economic Development Corporation tries to make the R.I. economy stronger with policies, programs, and projects.

Labor Market Initiative (LMI) provides business information for R.I.

Minority Business Enterprise strengthens minority and women businesses.

New Rhode Island Corporations Files contains information on new businesses.

Rhode Island Agency & Municipality Web Sites has a huge A-Z list of Rhode Island agencies.

Rhode Island Corporation Search provides a database of current and former companies in R.I.

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Rhode Island Division of Taxation

Rhode Island General Assembly

Committees dealing with economics are:

  • House Committees for Corporation, Departmental Budget Hearings, Finance, and Labor

  • Senate Committees for Commerce, Housing and Municipal Government, Finance, Financial Services, Technology and Regulatory Issues and Labor

  • Joint Committees for Accounts and Claims, Revenue and Caseload Estimating Conference, Permanent Joint Committee on Economic Development, and Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery

Rhode Island State Budget Office

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STATISTICS

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

  • State Data offers energy data by state or by end-user.

FDIC State Profiles: Rhode Island gives basic statistics on housing, energy, banks, etc.

www.fueleconomy.gov

Rhode Island Geographic Informatin System (RIGIS) contains economic spatial and numeric data for GIS.

Rhode Island LMI (Labor Market Information) Data Center contains state labor statistics, such as wages and employment.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

U.S. Census Bureau: State & County Quickfacts - scroll down to Business QuickLinks. There is a wealth of data, i.e., NAICS data down to the town level, county and government data. In Other QuickLinks, there are data USA Counties General Profile, Statistical Abstract of the United States and data from other Federal agencies

U.S. Department of Labor: Rhode Island has a wealth of data about R.I., including CPI, unemployment, wages, occupational injuries data, etc.

Also, check the Federal Statistics page. Remember, the federal government collects data on states.

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