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Federal court upholds updated shoreline access law

PROVIDENCE – A federal court has struck down a legal challenge to Rhode Island's updated shoreline access law, preserving expanded public access to the...
LINE IN THE SAND: Monica Teixeira de Sousa, a professor at the Roger Williams University School of Law, says the lawsuit against Rhode Island’s new shoreline access law has the potential to create a precedent that will either inspire similar challenges or have a chilling effect on other coastal property owners. 

Ripple effect expected from legal challenge of shoreline law

It came as a surprise to few when, soon after shoreline access advocates celebrated the law’s passage in June, a group of coastal property...
CHANGE MAKER? ­Patrick Crowley, secretary-treasurer for the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, says the wage theft law will alter the way management at many companies treats its employees when it comes to paying wages. 

AG: New wage theft law is pro-business, too

For more than four years Attorney General Peter F. Neronha sought to adjust an oversight in state law that he argues could have been...
TEN DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES gather Thursday for a debate at Roger Williams University. / SCREENSHOT VIA YOUTUBE.COM

Congressional candidates debate signatures, climate change, education

BRISTOL – Climate change, education and student loans, and the recent signature controversy involving one prominent candidate were among the topics 10 Democratic candidates...
THE R.I. BOARD OF ELECTIONS voted Tuesday to subpoena Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos' signature staffers to testify after the Sept. 5 primary election. / SCREENSHOT VIA YOUTUBE.COM

Most Matos campaign signatures validated after review, but R.I. election board...

CRANSTON – While Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos’ congressional campaign has more than enough valid signatures to be eligible for the ballot after a review...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner responding to requests made by six health insurers to increase their rates next year. / COURTESY PETER F. NERONHA

Neronha files objections to health insurers’ rate increase requests

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Tuesday that he filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner in...

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R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha's office has ordered three local car dealerships to pay $557,815 to resolve claims for charging customers automatic add-ons and fees not included in the advertising price and other such practices. / COURTESY PETER F. NERONHA

3 car dealerships to pay $557K to settle deceptive practice charges...

PROVIDENCE – Three local car dealerships will pay more than a half million dollars to resolve claims brought forth by the R.I. attorney general’s...
THE R.I. BOARD of Elections on Friday voted to forward all of Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos' congressional nomination papers to be investigated and reviewed by the R.I. Office of the Attorney General. / SCREENSHOT VIA YOUTUBE.COM

R.I. Board of Elections forwarding all of Matos’ nomination papers to...

CRANSTON – With a 5-1 vote during a lengthy executive session Friday, the R.I. Board of Elections is referring all congressional nomination papers submitted...
SABINA MATOS' campaign said Thursday it is "deeply disappointed and angry" over recent reports of alleged fraudulent signatures on nomination papers submitted by the campaign. / AP FILE PHOTO/JOHN LOCHER

Matos campaign ‘angry’ about alleged fraudulent signatures; AG’s investigation now statewide

PROVIDENCE – The Sabina Matos congressional campaign broke its silence Thursday, saying in a statement that the campaign was “deeply disappointed and angry” about...
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