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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's plan to raise $100 million a year for bond payments by tolling the largest trucks that travel the Ocean State is largely calculated on estimated truck volume and comparisons with other states that trucking representatives say … more
President Barack Obama has plans to expand workers’ entitlement to overtime pay. The move may be good politics - putting Republicans in an awkward position and making nice with Democrats opposed to his free-trade agenda. more
BOSTON – A New Bedford-based solar-energy company has been ordered to pay more than $125,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the state's prevailing wage and hindrance laws, Attorney General Maura Healey announced last week. … more
The Mass. Department of Transportation board of directors last week approved a contract for new state-of-the-art replacement buses for the Mass. Bay Transit Authority fleet, Boston Business Journal reported. The $222.2 million contract with … more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation enabling the creation of tax-free investment accounts – designed to be similar to 529 college savings plans – to support services for disabled Rhode Islanders when they reach … more
The Procaccianti Group is seeking a 12-year tax stabilization agreement, including a three-year introductory period with no property taxes, to level the Fogarty Building downtown and construct a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
One of the justifications for the nearly $200 million extension of the runway at T.F. Green Airport was the important role that the facility currently plays and is expected to play in economic development in the state. But just how important is T.F. … more
Having their hotel-tax funds cut equally is a pill tourism-district leaders say they are willing to swallow in order to help pay for the launch of a statewide brand. Yet, just how they will integrate that still undeveloped brand with … more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate for May dipped below 6 percent, to 5.9 percent, for the first time since 2007, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
In the end, Congress did the right thing. The USA Freedom Act, which ends the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American phone records, passed the Senate convincingly Tuesday, ending a long and labored fight. more
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