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Providence-based RBS Citizens Financial Group’s failure to meet some requirements of the Federal Reserve’s “stress test” for financial institutions has been downplayed by the bank and some analysts who don’t see it significantly impacting the bank’s announced 25 percent initial public offering later this year. more
The Region 1 director of the National Labor Relations Board has approved a settlement regarding workers’ complaints involving the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
Rhode Island’s relentless, bone-chilling winter left its mark with freezing pipes and other troubles for property owners across the state, say insurers. For many, the combination of an extremely cold winter and still-sluggish economy was particularly challenging. more
A Pittsfield, Mass.-based discount travel business and its affiliate have been ordered by a court to stop using alleged deceptive marketing to sell travel memberships, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month. more
Jason Cardoza, owner of Truckers America LLC in North Kingstown, wasn’t scared off by the horror stories about health-exchange websites across the country or the potential risk of trusting his employees’ insurance to an untested government information technology system. more
Nearly halfway through fiscal year 2014, National Institutes of Health grants to Rhode Island institutions are well short of the pace set in the previous year, according to figures on the NIH’s website. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance released a new report Wednesday identifying nearly $225 million in non-essential government spending in Rhode Island that could be used instead to fund tax cuts and the repeal of the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. more
Rhode Island’s congressional delegation addressed a slew of topics including climate change, flood insurance, tax reform and workforce development at a breakfast held Monday morning at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Affordable housing developers in Rhode Island are spending 2014 much the same way they finished last year, fending off attempts from municipal leaders to raise their taxes. more
As Nicholas A. Mattiello takes over the speakership of the R.I. House of Representatives, the business community needs to know what his plans are for the continuing failure that is the Rhode Island economy. more
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