Updated October 8 at 5:08pm
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With the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of the latest challenge to Obamacare, the president’s five-year-old health care law may have attained something it has previously lacked: permanence. more
When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, he made a risky calculation: He used most of his political capital to get one cornerstone piece of legislation passed, an overhaul of federal laws expanding healthcare access and coverage. more
Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
It’s not exactly up there with immigration, trade, and abortion for controversy: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement earlier this week that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a portrait of a woman is one of the few feel-good stories of the summer. more
With a quick pace and little dissent, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a budget for the next fiscal year that includes almost everything proposed by first-year Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
The sponsor behind legislation that would change the firefighter overtime law said he is not seeking a vote at this time, and instead will seek funding to conduct a review of staffing and overtime to see if the state could benefit from a defined workweek for public safety personnel. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
Gordon D. Fox, the former R.I. House speaker and vice chairman of the Providence Board of Licenses, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for stealing $108,000 in campaign funds, accepting a $52,000 bribe and filing false tax returns. more
The chances that they’ll face each other in a presidential election may be slim, but once upon a time, Lincoln D. Chafee and Jeb Bush were classmates at the elite Andover boarding school in Massachusetts. more
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