Report: America’s Cup Could Bring 1.1 Billion to RI, Nearly 8-Thousand Jobs

The Newport Chamber of Commerce issued a report outlining the economic impact hosting the America's Cup would have on Newport, Wednesday.

The report states that the America's Cup race would bring an estimated $1.1 billion, to the state. The event is also expected to bring almost 8-thousand jobs to Rhode Island as well, according to the report.

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