Updated February 28 at 12:28pm
Regulation
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a Providence ordinance limiting the number of college students who can live in a rental house in city neighborhoods. more
The 5 percent hotel tax generated $2.3 million in revenue for the state in September, a 9 percent increase compared with revenue of $2.1 million recorded in September 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Tuesday. more
The Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth’s office last week issued a laundry list of regulatory guidelines for the use of third-party ‘robo-advisers’ used by state-registered investment advisers. more
The state of Rhode Island will hold a seminar in Newport on April 1 to explain the new tax that affects short-term residential rentals. more
Navient Corp., the largest servicer of student loans in the United States, was sued by a U.S. regulator over allegations that the company “systematically” cheated borrowers. more
Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it's more than a policy-wonk's fantasy. more
Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said inflation and unemployment haven’t reached levels that would justify an increase in interest rates, even without risks from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. more
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that nearly $2.6 million, ranging from $200,000 to $500,000, will be awarded to New England communities for cleanup and redevelopment efforts at brownfields sites. more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week finalized consumer protections for prepaid account users, which are among the fastest-growing consumer financial products in the United States. more
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