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Regulation
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It's nicknamed the "Taylor Swift tax," but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed tax on pricey second homes is a variation of similar fees in other states. "It is common for states to tax owner-occupied properties differently than nonowner … more
It's been nearly four months since Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza took over the corner office at 25 Dorrance St. While new leadership often brings a great sense of hope and optimism, the rose petals can fall quickly in Providence, where many … more
NEW YORK - Wireless carriers led by AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are fighting to keep mobile broadband service excluded from strong open-Internet regulations backed by President Barack … more
BOSTON – Mass. Gov. Charlie D. Baker last month filed legislation that would establish a statewide regulatory framework for ride-share transportation-network companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. Dubbed "An Act Establishing Department … more
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, which would end a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. more
Nearly two years ago, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced plans to accelerate the legislatively mandated review and reform of the state’s small-business regulatory regime. The plan had the potential to make a major improvement to the state’s business climate. more
The Block Island Wind Farm demonstration project for Deepwater Wind LLC has received two long-awaited federal permits through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
Two years after Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee sped up the pace of review of the state’s business regulations, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Regulatory Reform has released its fourth and final report on the effort. more
The city’s Department of Planning and Development received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. more
Santander Holdings USA was just one of two financial institutions to fail the second round of the Federal Reserve “stress test” Wednesday, suspending any increased dividend payments to its Spain-based parent or other shareholders. more
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