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Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
Almost two decades after U.S. states settled with tobacco companies on payments for health-care costs, officials are still finding new ways to tap the revenue stream to close budget gaps and fund programs. more
WASHINGTON – Community groups from around the country have joined in a complaint filed last week with the Internal Revenue Service against Walmart Foundation, alleging that the foundation violated its tax-exempt status by using grants to generate … more
BOSTON – A bankruptcy judge last month gave verbal approval to a settlement of nearly $200 million for victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, Boston Business Journal reported last month. … more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last month launched her office's Community Engagement Division, a first-of-its-kind division which will bring the office and its work into neighborhoods and communities across the state. The first … more
Four lawyers from the Morrison Mahoney LLP Providence law offices have joined the Los Angeles-based firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP at 1 Turks Head Place. more
Nearly three decades after Rhode Island law mandated that at least 10 percent of state contracts and purchase awards go to minority- or women-owned businesses, the Ocean State has not met its commitment. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is calling for stricter regulations to protect service members from predatory lending. more
PROVIDENCE – The Animal Legal Defense Fund has ranked Rhode Island the ninth-best state in the nation in its 2014 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Ranking Report. According to a news release, the ranking puts Rhode Island second best of the New England states, behind Maine, which ranked second nationally, and ahead of Massachusetts, the next-best New England state at 13th. more
BOSTON – A Massachusetts environmental-services company has agreed to pay more than $650,000 to resolve a lawsuit alleging it submitted false bills and records on multiple public contracts for sewer, storage tank and catch-basin cleaning, maintenance and repair, and illegally discharged sewage and wastewater, outgoing Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month. more
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