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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
A new law enacted in July that grants property tax exemptions on unoccupied new construction or renovations permitted after July 1 could help spur speculative construction short-circuited by the Great Recession, Rhode Island builders say. … more
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting that General Electric Co. will not move its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Conn. to Georgia. more
Rhode Island may not be ready for a new statewide composting law that goes into effect Jan. 1, with two needed food-waste-to-energy facilities yet to be built and some businesses still unsure of how to comply. The food-waste ban passed in … more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. released its annual summary of deposits, showing that as of June 30 Santander Bank N.A. had gained the largest portion of the Rhode Island market share, even as market leader Citizens Bank grew its share as well. more
Daniel J. Forte is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts Bankers Association. He talks with PBN about recently introduced legislation that would increase the lending cap of credit unions. more
The number of driving-related fatalities in Rhode Island dropped 20 percent in 2014 to 52 from 65 in 2013, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said on Wednesday. more
(Updated 9:58 a.m.) A complaint was filed in Superior Court Wednesday against two Allens Avenue companies for alleged environmental violations from their scrap metal recycling operation by state Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Settlements have been reached with Sprint Corp. and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, regarding charges for third-party services placed on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that were not authorized by consumers, a practice known as “mobile cramming.” more
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