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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently joined 14 other attorneys general urging stronger consumer protections on long-term care facility contracts in comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Since 1993, most packaged food sold in the U.S. has been required to include a Nutrition Facts label that lists the amount of fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein, carbohydrates, fiber and sugar in a serving, and includes some information on … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation that will require underground cesspools to be updated when a property is sold. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
(Updated 12:35 p.m.) A report by the state Auditor General found Rhode Island has not sufficiently addressed computer security risks, and needs to direct more funding to complete its upgrading of statewide accounting systems. more
Barnes Building & Management Group is facing a proposed fine of $59,290 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with a structural steel collapse at Bryant University in September that injured six workers. more
Marilyn Shannon McConaghy is the state’s acting director of the Department of Revenue. McConaghy talks with Providence Business News about revenues, tax changes and what to expect in 2016. more
Bristol County, Mass., is one of 14 newly designated counties in 10 states that have been named High Density Drug Trafficking Areas, according to Michael Botticelli, director of the National Drug Control Policy. more
Just when you thought politicians could stoop no lower, Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo issued a new proposal in her 2016 State of the State address which would effectively restrict Rhode Islanders’ access to much needed medicine. more
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