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Public Policy
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(Updated, 1:20 p.m.) The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the elimination of an upfront billing adjustment cost on customers who switch to competitive electricity suppliers, setting the stage for all ratepayers to pick up the difference. more
The city has begun reviewing a two-tiered proposal for standardized agreements for tax incentives in the Interstate 195 redevelopment district, including a 20-year phase-in of property taxes for five companies that propose projects of at least $50 million. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation and Amtrak on Monday announced the start of a $41 million South County train track and station enhancement project aimed at benefiting train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning for the state. 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
One of the biggest concerns of businesses these days is meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. This is because the legislation is huge, more than 20,000 pages and growing, complex and ever changing. Among the most … more
The city is poised to create commercial tax guidelines to promote development, but if it goes forward it will do so without the support of all interested parties. A last-minute push from Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio, … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed into law a hike in Rhode Island's minimum hourly wage from $9 to $9.60, effective Jan. 1. "I'm proud to sign this bill, which marks an important step forward in our efforts to make work … 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
PROVIDENCE — The elements of a mixed-use project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed last week in a public overview by the development team. The project, a joint effort of CV Properties LLC of … 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
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