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Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale. more
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
Required revaluations of real estate will be conducted every five years instead of three, under legislation included in the fiscal 2016 budget. more
Rhode Island business owners are divided over whether or not the $2.89 tipped minimum wage should be raised. The issue is before the General Assembly in the forms of companion Senate and House bills sponsored by numerous legislators, with … more
Ever since Boston started sprouting building cranes, people have been wondering, why can't we make it happen here in Providence? The answers is complex, but it starts with the economy. Without robust job and population growth, why would any … more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo started work three weeks ahead of her Jan. 6 inauguration at a Jobs Summit that participants and supporters hope will position her administration to hit the ground running. more
While tax changes are always on the minds of business owners, evolving health care laws continue to compete for their attention, as discussion at a recent Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business showed. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's plan to raise $100 million a year for bond payments by tolling the largest trucks that travel the Ocean State is largely calculated on estimated truck volume and comparisons with other states that trucking representatives say … more
Despite state regulators calling ride-hailing-app companies, such as Uber and Lyft, "wholly illegal," it's unlikely the popular taxi-like services will be shut down anytime soon in the Ocean State. The advent of the ride-hailing apps, known … more
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