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The city has established a new program aimed at small businesses that will allow owners to request city permits and register new business licenses online. more
The people who manage some of the country’s largest public pension funds - money that ensures the retirements of teachers, police officers, firefighters and other state employees - say they want government regulators to help them avoid getting ripped off when they invest in private equity firms. more
Three federal regulators on Wednesday ordered Citizens Financial Group Inc. and its subsidiaries to pay at least $34.5 million in federal fines, a civil penalty and restitution for failing to credit some consumers with the full amount of their deposits. more
ATOM Media Group is pitching “Whatever You Do … Rhode Island” as its answer to the R.I.Commerce Corporation’s request for proposals for a Rhode Island tourism and business attraction branding campaign. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
More than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to Rhode Island to help cover the costs of the Jan. 26-28 severe winter storm that covered parts of the state in up to 3 feet of snow, said state and federal officials. more
Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
It’s been almost 20 months since Janet Yellen became chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, long enough to start drawing conclusions about her performance. Here’s the early line: She’s doing a great job. more
CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay $450,000 to resolve allegations that several of its Rhode Island stores violated the federal Controlled Substances Act by filling invalid prescriptions and maintaining deficient records. more
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