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The R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers has approved the sale of Deepwater Wind’s cable transmission system for the five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm to National Grid for $9.5 million, according to an order by the state agency Wednesday. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance released a new report Wednesday identifying nearly $225 million in non-essential government spending in Rhode Island that could be used instead to fund tax cuts and the repeal of the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. more
President Barack Obama’s declaration that 7.1 million health-plan enrollments serve as a rebuke to critics of his signature law won’t diminish the opposition nor stop the scrutiny of the overhaul’s effect. more
On Monday, March 31, 1,840 Rhode Islanders signed up for health insurance through HealthSource RI in advance of the 11:59 p.m. deadline for open enrollment, bringing the preliminary private-plan enrollment total to 27,968. more
A boost for Rhode Island’s growing craft-beer industry could be on tap. A Providence group is seeking $1.4 million in city financing to help build an $8 million contract brewery on the city’s West Side. more
Rhode Island’s congressional delegation addressed a slew of topics including climate change, flood insurance, tax reform and workforce development at a breakfast held Monday morning at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
U.S. stocks climbed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for a fifth quarterly gain, as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled continued monetary support and tensions appeared to ease in Ukraine. more
R.I. Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis issued a release last week reminding business owners that Monday, March 31, is the deadline for all for-profit corporations to file 2014 annual reports. more
The TV landscape in Rhode Island is going to change as result of the proposed merger of Media General, owner of WJAR-TV NBC 10, and Providence-based LIN Media LLC, owner of WPRI-TV CBS 12 and operator of WNAC-TV Fox 64. One of the stations is expected to get a new owner due to federal regulations that in most cases prevent ownership of more than one station in the same market. more
Affordable housing developers in Rhode Island are spending 2014 much the same way they finished last year, fending off attempts from municipal leaders to raise their taxes. more
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