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Living to fight another day on historic tax credits

Historic-preservation advocates had hoped for more to celebrate this past week.Yes, the life of the state’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit program appeared to have...
COME ON GUYS: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, left, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio seem to have made a power struggle between the two General Assembly chambers take precedence over passing the state’s fiscal 2018 budget. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Legislative game of chicken is not in R.I.’s best interests

The question is not whether each of the chambers of the General Assembly should have closed up shop after being unable to pass the...

General Assembly approves bill banning hand-held phone use by drivers

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly on June 30 outlawed the use of any nonhands-free personal wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle, except...

Kilmartin obtains court order to block release of 38 Studios investigation...

PROVIDENCE – A court order has been granted to temporarily block the release of documents from the 38 Studios investigation, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported...
THE R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY last week approved legislation establishing a criminal offense for residential-mortgage fraud. The bill, backed by R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, above, makes residential-mortgage fraud a felony. Guilty offenders face imprisonment up to 10 years, a fine of $10,000, or both. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

General Assembly approves bill making residential-mortgage fraud a felony

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly last week approved legislation establishing a criminal offense for residential-mortgage fraud.The bill, backed by R.I. Attorney General Peter...
DMV ADMINISTRATOR Walter R. Craddock announced that motor-vehicle credentials that would expire in July will now expire Sept. 30, in preparation for the new computer-system overhaul.

R.I. DMV extends credential expiration dates prior to computer launch

CRANSTON – R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles Administrator Walter R. Craddock announced on Thursday the validity periods for Rhode Island motor-vehicle credentials with July...
RIPTA WILL REINSTATE its free fare program for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities on Saturday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIPTA to offer free rides to low-income seniors, persons with disabilities

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Public Transit Authority announced on Wednesday that starting on Saturday, July 1, passengers enrolled in RIPTA’s reduced-fare buss pass program,...
LEGISLATION WAS INTRODUCED in the General Assembly today proposing a revised plan for the Pawtucket Redsox to relocate their stadium to the Slater Mill site in Downtown Pawtucket./ COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox legislation introduced to General Assembly, to be considered in fall

PROVIDENCE – Legislation was introduced to the General Assembly Tuesday by Sen. William J. Conley Jr., D-Pawtucket, that laid out plans for Pawtucket and Rhode...
COMMERCE SECRETARY Stefan Pryor is proud to participate in the sixth round of Innovation Vouchers, in which the R.I. Commerce Corp. and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with the General Assembly, awarded $193,668 to four R.I. companies. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Gov. Raimondo, Commerce RI award $193,668 in Innovation Vouchers

Updated at 1:01 p.m.PROVIDENCE - Four more companies were awarded $193,668 in innovation grants by the R.I. Commerce Corp., Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced...
RHODE ISLAND Hospital President Margaret M. Van Bree speaks during the June 19 opening of the Lifespan Recovery Center, which will assist patients struggling with opioid addiction. /COURTESY LIFESPAN

Rhode Island Hospital opens recovery center for patients struggling with opioid...

PROVIDENCE – Federal and state officials joined Rhode Island Hospital and Lifespan leadership at the June 19 opening of the Lifespan Recovery Center, Lifespan...
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