Updated August 28 at 9:21pm
Regulation
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The House's June 7 support for voter approval of any tax agreement negotiated between the Burrillville Town Council and developers of a proposed power plant is a blatant attempt to give local opponents of the project as much leverage as possible. … more
Rhode Island's nascent and fast-growing renewable energy industry is increasingly becoming the headline in a state heavily reliant on outside generation. But many businesses still question the benefit of renewable energy in a state long burdened … more
Rhode Island employers who have spent years creating compensation policies are grappling with a new federal regulation that greatly expands the range of salaried employees who can earn overtime. Under an administrative rule announced … more
BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
When Rep. Robert E. Craven sponsored a House bill for the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General that would make illegal the distribution of certain sexually implicit images, he did not foresee any controversy. The measure states a … more
For Rep. John "Jay" G. Edwards, D-Tiverton, it's a story of what's fair, in attempting to corral what he considers "the wild, wild West" of unregulated transportation network companies. TNCs, such as popular, app-based Uber and Lyft, break … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
(Updated 3:23 p.m.) The House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that could have a major impact on the future of the proposed power plant in Burrillville. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's recent decision to make changes to the state's energy regulatory commission comes at a time when there are a number of high-profile decisions facing state regulators, including Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's … more
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