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Regulation
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The spread of parking meters in Providence from the downtown business district into surrounding neighborhoods with popular business centers, including Wayland Square and Federal Hill, has unleashed a wave of criticism from small-business owners. … more
Mergers in the health care field, unlike in many other industries, are less about creating more revenue and profits and more about cutting down on losses. Hospitals with rare exceptions are money losers. And with the growing emphasis on … more
BOSTON – The state's solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generous incentive for the industry has quietly evaporated, The Boston Globe reported last week. For years, the state has issued what are known as solar … more
NEW BEDFORD – Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be subject to a battery of new regulations, possibly closed fishing areas and stricter size standards, to try to save the crustacean's population. The number of adult … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website for firms looking to do business in the Ocean State. "This center will serve as a one-stop shop for existing business looking to grow and new … more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
A 45-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison last week after pleading guilty to bank fraud. more
One of the newest installments of the Dodd-Frank Act, designed to tighten regulations surrounding the financial industry following the global financial crisis of 2008, has lengthened the homebuying experience in Rhode Island and temporarily … more
The Ocean State appears poised to join the national debate over legalizing recreational marijuana use, with a bill in the General Assembly and talk by state leaders of a possible nonbinding referendum on the question. Legalization has been … more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission has launched a fact-finding mission to determine how best to address pricing issues related to the state’s quickly evolving electric grid. more
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