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A Providence woman and North Providence man plead no contest this week to unemployment insurance benefit fraud, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
JAMESTOWN – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority raised toll prices on July 18 for E-ZPass customers who fail to mount their transponders correctly. Improperly and unmounted E-ZPass transponders issued by RITBA not only require Newport … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo attended the National Governor's Association Summer Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 15, where she spoke of next year's NGA Summer Meeting, which will be hosted in Rhode Island. It is the first time … more
There's a new sheriff in town. Well, not really. But the R.I. Public Transit Authority has hired a private security firm to monitor activity at Kennedy Plaza in Providence, drawing attention from both businesses and advocates. "It's long … more
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
U.S. central bankers will take time to judge whether the U.K. vote to leave the European Union affects the outlook for the U.S. economy, said Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer. more
Providence's behavior suggests that city government sees commercial property taxes as a key to patching its fiscal problems. How else to explain that the city has the third-highest commercial property tax rate in the nation, according to a recent … more
With the Administrative Procedures Act, state government is once again tackling the seemingly impenetrable thicket of regulations that businesses across the spectrum have been decrying for years. Once again, because it was not that long ago … more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. Do you feel that state laws and regulations are generally pro-business? … more
ATTLEBORO – Local communities are bracing for the cost to implement new stormwater rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency. An effort by the state to intervene could offer some relief, but some environmentalists contend it would … more
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