Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Public Policy
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Supporters of burying high-voltage lines between Providence and East Providence waited 11 years for a detailed estimate of how much the project would cost. Now that it’s in, they have sticker shock. more
There may be fewer military boots on the ground overseas, but here at home there have been major campaigns in the housing market this year directed at veterans. more
What business owners need to know about changes in health care laws, corporate income and estate tax codes, the potential for a federal Internet tax and a new electronic unemployment claims process will be the focus of the PBN Summit on Government Regulations & Business Nov. 6. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced that for the fourth year in a row, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Massachusetts first in the nation for energy-efficiency policies and programs. more
BOSTON – Three graduate research students in Rhode Island will receive federal fellowship grants to assist with their environmental research projects. more
To say that Newport’s Cliff Walk is a beautiful stroll is like saying Mount Rushmore is a big sculpture. more
Ah, Tax Foundation lists. If there were not so much a ring of truth to its many-times-a-year browbeating of the Ocean State, we would be tempted to toss the reports in the digital trash and go have some stuffies. But we know better. more
To the Editor: As the members of the core group of advocates in support of Question 7 – Clean Water, Open Space and Healthy Communities – we were disappointed to read the Providence Business News editorial (“No on Question 7, but the issues shouldn’t die,” Oct. 20-26, 2014). more
The Rhode Island Expenditure Council asks voters to weigh the pros and cons before they vote Tuesday on question 3, which asks “should there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?” more
An independent study of public safety dispatch services in the state recommends the creation of regional emergency dispatch centers to save municipalities money, particularly since the 911 system is moving toward technology that can relay text messages, photos and video. more
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