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Providence attorney Matthew Parker is familiar with taking depositions, but a new program that debuted in mid-November gave him a crash course in deposition techniques that he’d been eager to try. more
In 2014, the General Assembly considered new legislation to address environmental and land-use regulation in the state. Some of the new laws that passed follow in the footsteps of last year’s efforts to minimize the impacts of regulation, environmental and otherwise, on business. Such efforts continue to be important and critical to our economic growth. more
Federal health care reform set in motion a complex wave of changes in how health insurance is provided, paid for and acquired by consumers. Five years into the federal law, often called Obamacare, employers, health care providers and businesses … more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
The phrase “public school teacher” conjures myriad conflicting images and memories, depending on our personal experiences. more
On the surface, the Rhode Island business community looks like a big winner in new House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello’s ascension to what many regard as the most powerful political office in the state. more
Before crowdfunding changed the world of startup investing, the federal government was supposed to change the rules of crowdfunding. more
Nearly one in four people around the world use social media today, according to a 2013 report by eMarketer. Social media’s surge in popularity has caused a sea change in how people act and behave, as well as the image they portray, whether intentionally or not. more
The TV landscape in Rhode Island is going to change as result of the proposed merger of Media General, owner of WJAR-TV NBC 10, and Providence-based LIN Media LLC, owner of WPRI-TV CBS 12 and operator of WNAC-TV Fox 64. One of the stations is expected to get a new owner due to federal regulations that in most cases prevent ownership of more than one station in the same market. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
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