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The House's June 7 support for voter approval of any tax agreement negotiated between the Burrillville Town Council and developers of a proposed power plant is a blatant attempt to give local opponents of the project as much leverage as possible. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's board of directors voted to raise the price for weekly and monthly bus passes and require seniors with low incomes and people with disabilities to pay a reduced fare to ride the bus. The $2 … more
Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for health care in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double-digit rates, The Boston Globe reported. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of … more
Federal bank regulatory agencies this month announced the annual adjustment to the asset-size thresholds used to define small banks, small savings associations, intermediate small banks and intermediate small savings associations. more
WARWICK – National Grid late last month withdrew its proposal for new fees that were intended to help recover money lost on wind- and solar-energy incentives, ecoRI News reported. Last July, National Grid asked state regulators for … more
The Downtown Design Review Committee will consider an application by the Procaccianti Group on Jan. 11 to demolish the Fogarty Building, at 111 Fountain St. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Daniel P. Reilly, R-Middletown, has introduced legislation that would establish an office of inspector general. The bill would authorize the position as an independent administrative agency charged with the … more
The minimum wage in Rhode Island could rise again, by 50 cents, under Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's budget plan, to $10.10 an hour. If the General Assembly endorses her vision, it would be the fifth consecutive year of minimum wage increases. … 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
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
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