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Whitehouse, Langevin Support Good Corporate Governance

The Federal Employees Sustainable Investment Act, which is also supported by Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), would allow federal employees to direct retirement investments toward socially responsible corporations.

Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Lead Economic Development Administration Head on Tour of Rhode Island

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse hosted the head of the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams, on a day-long tour of Rhode Island. They met with Rhode Island businesses and discussed ways that the EDA could support economic growth and job creation in the state.

Waterplace Relaunches as Luxury Residential Condominium; Sales Commence with October 17 Real Estate Auction...

Providence, R.I. - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation today announced its pivotal decision to relaunch sales at Waterplace, one of Providence, R.I.’s only luxury, high-rise condominiums, by teaming up with Accelerated Marketing Partners to conduct an auction on October 17th for 29 riverfront homes at the development. Minimum bids for the residences available at auction start as low as $175,000 and are up to 69 percent below original asking prices.

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Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30

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Two Indicted in Sweeping Mortgage Fraud Investigations

A 14-count federal indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Providence charges two individuals, Hasan Hussain, 55, of Princeton, N.J., and Ricardo Abreu, 50, of Cranston, R.I., with allegedly participating in a conspiracy to defraud financial institutions, investors and financially distressed homeowners of at least 14 properties in Providence, Pawtucket and Cranston of fees, rental income, mortgage payment funds, property ownership and/or proceeds from the sale of their properties