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Regulation
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(Updated 11:36 a.m. and 2:08 p.m.) The Affordable Care Act survived a Supreme Court challenge, meaning that all qualified Americans may receive subsidies that make insurance affordable, regardless of where they live, the Washington Post reported. more
Would people smoke less if cigarettes were sold in plain packages? Early evidence from Australia, which has required them for three years, suggests they might. The plain packs – which prohibit design features and logos such as Marlboro's red and … more
Bankers can hardly contain their enthusiasm for new technology – from peer-to-peer lending platforms to bitcoin and blockchain. They're investing in fintech startups, and a steady stream of former bank executives is popping up at these hot, new … more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded brownfields grants to Attleboro, New Bedford and Taunton. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states in the nation to be a taxpayer, according to WalletHub’s latest survey on the best and worst states to be a taxpayer. more
In response to the increasingly sophisticated volume of cyber threats, a federal interagency council today launched an assessment tool to help financial institutions identify risk and evaluate preparedness. more
For a taste of the energy legacy that President Barack Obama is about to leave behind, check the fridge. No, literally. Since 2009, his administration has created 43 rules that will deliver the biggest energy savings of any president in … more
Is it better to take on more debt as a state to fix aging and deteriorated bridges and overpasses, or is it wiser to slow down, and pay as you go? The General Assembly, in the opening weeks of the 2016 session, has already entered a new … 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
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