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Regulation
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Republican leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for a fight that raises the odds of a standoff. more
I have heard repeatedly from Rhode Island’s citizens that the car tax is fundamentally unfair and they want it eliminated. more
A move is afoot to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing, for the purposes of allowing cities and towns in Rhode Island to meet state requirements for affordable housing. more
Two new hotels proposed for the city were approved by the Providence City Plan Commission on Tuesday night. more
PROVIDENCE – Nine members of the Providence City Council voted to set a May 2 special election for Ward 3 residents to vote on Councilman Kevin Jackson's political future, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported March 13. A weekend special meeting was … more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Citing Annals of Internal Medicine data that found physicians spend approximately 50 percent of their time on administrative tasks and only 27 percent of their time engaging with patients, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s most recent Tracking Trends newsletter asserts that regulations are unduly burdening hospitals and other health care entities. more
Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza met with state legislators March 6 to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. A bill to tax … more
When scientists disagree on something, as they do on the wisdom of the planned “March for Science,” they tend to disagree in an instructive way. more
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