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(Updated, 11:30 a.m.) After the General Assembly passed a bill last week that would require Bryant University to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to Smithfield in compensation for using the town’s fire, police and rescue services, Bryant President Ronald K. Machtley urged a gubernatorial veto and threatened to sue in its absence at a press conference on Sunday. more
(Updated, 1:30 p.m.) Rhode Island ranked among the worst states for business in the United States again on CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2013 report, earning the No. 49 slot. more
Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. will be sued by the state of New York for allegedly violating terms of a $25 billion nationwide settlement over foreclosure practices. more
A commercial waste handler in Rhode Island will pay a fine and provide hazardous chemical cleanup and education at local schools to resolve claims it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws at its Providence facility, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday. more
A federal appeals court has sided with lenders challenging an injunction in Rhode Island’s improper foreclosure case, remanding the case back to U.S. District Court for further review. more
BlackRock Inc. and Fidelity Investments will be studied by U.S. regulators who are in the early stages of reviewing whether asset managers pose a potential risk to the financial system. more
Rhode Island’s commonly called “Amazon law,” which taxes online sales by retailers that have a “nexus” or physical presence in the state, forced Nest4Less to move its office from Pawtucket to Attleboro at the end of August in order to stay in business, according to CEO Jesse Kenner. more
The R.I. Division of Taxation proposed a new regulation Monday establishing a statewide arts district. more
Rhode Island commercial health insurance enrollment shrank by 2,712 from December 2011 to December 2012, according to an annual report released by the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
Researchers are working to complete a multi-year study on the effectiveness of tick management techniques this summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. more
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