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There's no secret that Rhode Island is having a bit of a problem finding enough money to invest in critical infrastructure, such as roads and bridges. The costs associated with providing even the basic state services continues to climb. On … more
If an individual sells an investment property to buy another, there's theoretically no economic gain, thus the U.S. Internal Revenue Service says he or she will not be charged taxes. This little-known facet of the U.S. Internal Revenue … more
The Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth’s office last week issued a laundry list of regulatory guidelines for the use of third-party ‘robo-advisers’ used by state-registered investment advisers. more
Victoria M. Almeida, shareholder at the law firm of Adler Pollock & Sheehan, was elected chairwoman of the state's Health Services Council. Almeida was reappointed to the council by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, in recognition of her … more
Given it is hurricane season, it is appropriate to ask whether Rhode Islanders are any safer from a hurricane today than they were three years ago when Hurricane Sandy hit. The answer is probably "somewhat safer," given the efforts of … more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
A day after campaign-finance crusader Larry Lessig dropped his bizarre bid for the presidency, Seattle became the first city in the country to adopt a law that he and other reformers have been seeking for years: publicly funded vouchers for … more
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Administration is implementing a standardized payment policy for general revenue-funded community service grants. The policy, announced in a July 14 press release, standardizes grant payment across the … more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
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