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Regulation
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I’ve enjoyed listening to you regale me with our rich history, Old Rhody. Birthed more than 350 years ago as a “lively experiment” in religious freedom? You owned it! You were a “rocker” 300 years before the rocker phenomenon. That’s what makes this so difficult. more
Kevin Hackman, an elder law attorney in Warwick, says he has about a dozen clients a year interested in reverse mortgages, only half of whom actually follow through and get one. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
In 2014, the General Assembly considered new legislation to address environmental and land-use regulation in the state. Some of the new laws that passed follow in the footsteps of last year’s efforts to minimize the impacts of regulation, environmental and otherwise, on business. Such efforts continue to be important and critical to our economic growth. more
The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
In 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopted sweeping changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 that substantially altered rules on privacy, security and breach notification, and increased penalty amounts for violations. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is pleased with Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s decision to grant the state’s request for a jury trial in the pension cases. more
Anya Rader Wallack will be appointed the new director of HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health insurance exchange, Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
The city’s Department of Planning and Development received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. more
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