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(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
As General Electric’s self-imposed deadline looms on whether to move its headquarters from Connecticut, some legislators are growing increasingly pessimistic, according to a report by the Hartford Courant. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
Sidney “Macky” McCleary has been nominated by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to be the state’s new administrator of the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers effective Sept. 5. more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
The state’s health insurance regulator on Thursday announced new policies designed to further change how commercial health insurers pay for care. more
Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha for certain patients, making it the second in a new class of treatments to come to market. more
Renovation of the Providence Journal building, the largest partially-occupied building downtown, will come with the help of city property tax incentives, under a program recommended Tuesday. more
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