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Regulation
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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's board of directors voted to raise the price for weekly and monthly bus passes and require seniors with low incomes and people with disabilities to pay a reduced fare to ride the bus. The $2 … more
Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for health care in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double-digit rates, The Boston Globe reported. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of … more
Hidden in the back of the big omnibus bill that passed just days before Congress broke for the holidays was an important new change in the tax laws. It gives a boost to small and midsized businesses, and might help stimulate the economy. … more
The Downtown Design Review Committee will consider an application by the Procaccianti Group on Jan. 11 to demolish the Fogarty Building, at 111 Fountain St. more
Marilyn Shannon McConaghy is the state’s acting director of the Department of Revenue. McConaghy talks with Providence Business News about revenues, tax changes and what to expect in 2016. more
Federal bank regulatory agencies this month announced the annual adjustment to the asset-size thresholds used to define small banks, small savings associations, intermediate small banks and intermediate small savings associations. more
Banco Santander SA, Spain’s largest lender by assets, said it exceeds the minimum capital levels that the European Central Bank will require the company to have starting next month. more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week reached a settlement with payday lender EZCorp Inc., which must pay $10.5 million in penalties and refunds. more
Would people smoke less if cigarettes were sold in plain packages? Early evidence from Australia, which has required them for three years, suggests they might. The plain packs – which prohibit design features and logos such as Marlboro's red and … more
Bankers can hardly contain their enthusiasm for new technology – from peer-to-peer lending platforms to bitcoin and blockchain. They're investing in fintech startups, and a steady stream of former bank executives is popping up at these hot, new … more
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