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BOSTON – Thousands of Massachusetts motorcycle owners will receive a total of $14.6 million in insurance refunds as a result of a settlement with Commerce Insurance Co. after allegedly being overcharged on their policies, Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has signed the Domestic Worker’s Bill of Rights into law. The bill extends basic work standards and labor protections to approximately 67,000 nannies, housekeepers, care givers and other home workers. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that helps expedite the R.I. Department of Health’s certificate of need process for domestic “medical tourism” companies looking to locate in Rhode Island. more
For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. more
Europe’s banks face a further $50 billion of legal costs as they catch up with their U.S. counterparts, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley. more
To the Editor: Rhode Island is spending more than $14,000 per student each year educating our public school students. However, the R.I. Department of Education recently reported that 31 percent of Rhode Island’s public schools are low-performing schools. The question is, “Why is the cost of education high and the performance low in many of Rhode Island’s public schools?” more
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted not to delay the Boston-area casino licensing process until after voters decide the question of whether the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state should be repealed, the Associated Press reported. more
The Internal Revenue Service is about to get an unprecedented look at bank accounts and investments U.S. citizens hold abroad, through a law that is making it harder to hide assets from the tax collector. more
Energy Capital Partners, the owner of Brayton Point Power Station, could stand to gross an additional $77 million in operating year 2017-18 due to an energy production shortfall expected to raise prices after Brayton Point shuts down, according to U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III. more
Rhode Island has a new job certification for a “renewable energy professional,” intended as a step toward making the state more attractive to businesses in the energy sector. more
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