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For all the noise and debate that President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan has generated, it’s actually pretty timid. If the U.S. wants to push the world toward a broader acceptance of cleaner energy, it should consider the painful, expensive but ultimately effective experience of Germany. more
PROVIDENCE – The mayor's office last month confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC's offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. Deepwater Wind … more
BOSTON – A provider of home nursing services for disabled children has agreed to pay more than $2.7 million to settle allegations that it failed to return overpayments it received from state Medicaid programs and federally insured health programs, … more
Top officials from 12 Asia-Pacific nations formally kicked off a four-day bid to hammer out a massive but so far elusive free-trade agreement that has been in the works for six years. more
Hotel tax collections increased 11.7 percent year over year in May, and meal and beverage tax collections rose 10.7 percent, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Rhode Island made the top 10 list of the worst-funded state pensions by ThinkAdvisor, which provides information for the investment advisory community. more
Federal Reserve policy makers said the labor market and housing have improved, moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff. more
Several Rhode Island businesses have registered for the 2015 Canadian Defence, Security and Aerospace Exhibition (DEFSEC) Atlantic conference, to be held Sept. 8 through 10 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Cunard Centre. more
Roughly 25 percent of Massachusetts' 61 acute-care hospitals are operating at a financial loss, according to the most recent data released from the state, Boston Business Journal reported last week. The Mass. Center for Health Information … more
Since 1993, most packaged food sold in the U.S. has been required to include a Nutrition Facts label that lists the amount of fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein, carbohydrates, fiber and sugar in a serving, and includes some information on … more
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