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Regulation
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Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday. more
In an ongoing effort to improve the business licensing experience in Providence, the city has unveiled a new “licensing kiosk,” designed to streamline the process. more
Democratic House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello narrowly won re-election Thursday, following a count of absentee ballots in his Cranston district race, although the contest may not be over yet. more
The Federal Reserve’s stress tests of big banks found all 33 have enough capital to withstand a severe economic shock, though Morgan Stanley trailed the rest of Wall Street in a key measure of leverage. more
An R.I. Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by a group of retirees against Providence over cutbacks made to retirement benefits in 2011. more
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Two new hotels proposed for the city were approved by the Providence City Plan Commission on Tuesday night. more
The $7.7 billion Rhode Island pension fund will join shareholders of energy companies ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Devon Energy in co-filing proposals requiring the corporations to disclose their lobbying activities, R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday. more
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