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PROVIDENCE –The American Trucking Associations urges rejection of a truck-only toll plan proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in May. Under a 10-year plan, the state will issue a $700 million revenue bond, to be repaid by electronic fees … more
PROVIDENCE – The State Investment Commission last month unanimously approved a new investment policy proposed by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. It's the first time in its history that the commission has adopted a formal policy on transparency. … more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
CUMBERLAND – Major solar installations are forbidden in town, but the Planning Board is hoping to change that soon. As it works on revising the town's comprehensive plan, which hasn't been updated since 2003, it hopes to amend it with a … more
It should not have taken the deaths of nine blacks at the hands of a white supremacist in South Carolina to get politicians to acknowledge that the Confederate battle flag is a hateful symbol. more
The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. Listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in 1975, … more
International Game Technology PLC has announced that its subsidiary, GTECH Corp., has entered into an agreement with the Mass. Gaming Commission to provide a central monitoring system to monitor up to 20,000 electronic gaming devices at up to four venues in Massachusetts, with the first venue being Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. more
The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
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