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Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo and city of Providence have signed a 20-year lease and operating agreement. more
New year, same fears. Except now they’re hitting all at once. For U.S. stocks it’s meant the worst start since the financial crisis, while volatility in Europe has exploded to levels not seen in a decade. more
The Providence Department of Planning and Development is surveying residents, regular visitors and employees in the city’s 25 neighborhoods on improvement needs, as part of a Providence Tomorrow neighborhood development plan. more
The Downtown Design Review Committee will consider an application by the Procaccianti Group on Jan. 11 to demolish the Fogarty Building, at 111 Fountain St. more
It’s a rare day when Congress can reach bipartisan agreement. Rarer still is agreement on a measure to protect the environment. more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
Comparing Rhode Island cities, Warwick consumers are in the best financial shape when it comes to paying off their credit card debt. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have been appointed to the Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition leadership team for the 2016 term. more
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