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Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is under pressure to show how far he’s willing to go to keep Greece in the euro as European leaders express skepticism he can deliver tough reforms. more
The Federal Reserve is ordering the U.S. unit of Spain’s largest bank, Banco Santander SA, to resolve flaws with management and capital planning, the latest shortcoming in a series of run-ins with regulators. more
A group tasked by the governor to “reinvent” the state’s Medicaid system released the second of two reports on Wednesday, which includes a four-year plan with long-term goals aimed at improving the state’s publicly funded health care system. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday announced a citywide sustainability initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to curb climate change. more
Chase Bank NA and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will pay Rhode Island $239,955 and an additional $13,000 in restitution to 20 Rhode Island consumers as part of a $136 million state and federal credit card debt collection settlement. more
Ken Wagner, a deputy commissioner of education in New York state, has been named Rhode Island’s new commissioner of elementary and secondary education. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday signed an executive order establishing the Justice Reinvestment Working Group to improve the criminal-justice system and reduce costs. more
The Procaccianti Group is seeking a 12-year tax stabilization agreement, including a three-year introductory period with no property taxes, to level the Fogarty Building downtown and construct a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
(Updated 4:22 p.m.) Rhode Island’s expedited search to hire a marketing consultant by Aug. 31 could result in the launch of a tourism brand for the state in January. more
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