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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Regulatory Reform released a report last week outlining key findings and recommendations from period two of the Regulatory Reform Initiative to analyze all state-agency regulations and their impact on Rhode Island’s small businesses. more
Massachusetts was named the most energy-efficient state for the third year in a row, according to the seventh State Energy Efficiency Scorecard produced by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
The votes against allowing casinos in two Massachusetts towns reveal clear winners and losers as they shed light on the continuing expansion of gambling in the Bay State, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
U.S. stocks advanced, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for a record close, as investors awaited data this week on jobs and economic growth for clues on when the Federal Reserve will cut stimulus. more
BlackRock Inc. and Fidelity Investments will be studied by U.S. regulators who are in the early stages of reviewing whether asset managers pose a potential risk to the financial system. more
The Rhode Island Bays, Rivers and Watersheds Coordination Team announced Monday that it will dedicate roughly $900,000 to stormwater management, maritime economic development, climate change adaptation and freshwater monitoring in fiscal year 2014. more
WASHINGTON – On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated $5 billion through a second round of recovery funds to five states and New York City. That figure included $16 million for Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Attorney General last week filed a complaint in R.I. Superior Court citing the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission for a “willful or knowing violation” of the R.I. Open Meetings Act, according to a statement. more
For Jeffrey R. Cares, chairman and founder of Newport-based Alidade Inc., a small research and analysis firm working on the future of the military, his laptop is command central. more
There are plenty of seats available on trains heading to and from Rhode Island’s commuter-rail stations in Warwick and North Kingstown this fall. Empty parking spaces in the large, new garages next to those stations are also abundant. more
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