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Regulation
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The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
Ten communities have been selected to pilot a statewide e-permitting initiative, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday. more
Two years ago, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced an initiative to accelerate a four-year regulatory review process, directing state agencies to make government more efficient, streamline processes and reduce the regulatory impact on small businesses. more
Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is pleased with Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s decision to grant the state’s request for a jury trial in the pension cases. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
Massachusetts voters cleared the way for new casinos from Wynn Resorts Ltd., MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming Inc., rejecting an effort to halt the expansion of gambling in the state. more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Feld Entertainment Inc. for one serious safety violation and is proposing a penalty of $7,000 in response to the circus accident that injured nine performers during a “hair hang act” this past May at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
Rhode Island made the top 10 in a list of states that demonstrate “superior safety and enforcement performance” regarding commercial motor vehicles. more
Interest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is building among potential investors as its capital position improves, according to U.K. Financial Investments Ltd., which manages Britain’s stakes in bailed-out banks. more
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