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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Attorney General this month filed a complaint in R.I. Superior Court citing the Nasonville Fire District for violations of the R.I. Access to Public Records Act for failure to respond to a request within the time as prescribed by law. more
BOSTON – Nevada-based online retailer Zappos.com Inc. has agreed to pay a total of $106,000 and take actions to better protect consumers’ information following a 2012 data breach that placed consumers’ personal data at risk, outgoing Attorney General Martha Coakley announced this month. more
BOSTON – Attempting to address a projected budgetary shortfall, Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month issued a hiring freeze across the entire state government while also announcing a comprehensive review of the state’s departments. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert E. Craven, D-North Kingstown, has introduced legislation aimed at easing the tax burden on Rhode Island retirees at least 65 years of age before the close of a taxable year by exempting from the state income tax all Social Security benefits, as well as income received from federal, state and local government retirement plans, disability benefits, military pensions, and private pension and deferred-compensation plans. more
BOSTON – NSTAR Gas & Electric Co. agreed to pay $44.7 million to refund its Massachusetts customers, resolving 11 previously outstanding cases before the Mass. Department of Public Utilities that deal with the company’s capital projects, pension expenses and energy-efficiency programs. more
The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for the games or events, but will not tip surrounding intersections into failure, according to an analysis prepared for the team’s owners. more
After an inexcusable five-month delay, the Senate last week finally confirmed The Editors to be attorney general. The vote is definitely good news for the White House and, not incidentally, the Justice Department. What it says about the Senate itself is less certain. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza expects to name a new economic-development director “very soon,” according to a spokesman. more
BOSTON – Mass. Gov. Charlie D. Baker last month filed legislation that would establish a statewide regulatory framework for ride-share transportation-network companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. Dubbed "An Act Establishing Department … more
BOSTON – The former president of Westfield State University has been ordered to pay triple damages and fees totaling $185,000 and no longer work at any public college or university in Massachusetts, as part of a settlement of allegations that he … more
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