Updated October 27 at 4:24pm
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The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
It could have something to do with its tiny size, but Rhode Island is one of 10 states that have the least transportation carbon pollution, according to a study released this week by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council. more
(Updated 3:17 p.m.) CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that 50 of its Massachusetts stores violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling forged prescriptions for addictive painkillers and other controlled substances more than 500 times between 2011 and 2014. more
(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 1:27 p.m.) The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. 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
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
A public information meeting will be held Aug. 2 about the proposed sale of LMW Healthcare, d/b/a Westerly Hospital, to Yale-New Haven Health Services Corp. more
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