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Whether financially strained municipalities should be allowed to claw back retiree benefits will likely be answered by the state's highest court, where three distinct suits appear headed. How the Supreme Court decides the question could set … 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
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
PROVIDENCE – Former Rep. Peter Palombo, D-Cranston, appeared in Providence District Court Jan. 19 after being arrested by R.I. State Police and charged with embezzling campaign funds and filing false documents, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported. An … more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert Lancia, R-Cranston, is reintroducing legislation that would create an Office of the Inspector General in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Jan. 27. Lancia said the inspector general would have broad powers to … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association announced that Dave Chenevert, acting executive director, took over as executive director effective Jan. 1. RIMA also announced last month it will hold a conference addressing the … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin runs his office like a business – and with 236 employees, it's the largest law firm in the state. Kilmartin, in the fifth year of his term-limited tenure, discusses his views on issues ranging from the … more
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