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An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
More than $13 million is owed in back taxes by individuals in Rhode Island, and another $17 million by businesses, according to lists recently released by the state Division of Taxation. more
Cash collections for July, the first month of the fiscal year, increased 3.2 percent to $382 million, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
It wasn’t an easy reach, but the R.I. Department of Health recently reported that all health care providers authorized to prescribe opioids and other potent pain medications are now enrolled in the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. more
Consumer sentiment last week eased to the second-lowest level since mid-December as Americans’ perceptions of their finances and the buying climate dimmed, according to figures from the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Thursday. more
Providence’s newest sister city will be Guatemala City. more
Rhode Island preschool programs will receive $6,043,131 through the Preschool Development Grant Program funded by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, according to a Wednesday announcement made by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
The Rhode Island Progressive Democrats, a statewide organization of 500 members, has taken a position opposing the Twin River Tiverton casino. more
Rhode Island College will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new School of Nursing wing at the John E. Fogarty Life Science Building on Oct. 7. more
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said the central bank has almost reached its goals for maximum employment and price stability, strengthening the case for raising interest rates. more
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