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Starting in the spring, jewelry maker Alex and Ani will join 13 other companies in southern New England offering Roger Williams University School of Law students legal experience as part of a new externship program. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced that for the fourth year in a row, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Massachusetts first in the nation for energy-efficiency policies and programs. more
The greater Providence-Warwick area is ranked in 36th place out of 300 medium to large cities in the U.S. as an attractive place for new lawyers to start their careers. more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
Almost two decades after U.S. states settled with tobacco companies on payments for health-care costs, officials are still finding new ways to tap the revenue stream to close budget gaps and fund programs. more
In 2014, the General Assembly considered new legislation to address environmental and land-use regulation in the state. Some of the new laws that passed follow in the footsteps of last year’s efforts to minimize the impacts of regulation, environmental and otherwise, on business. Such efforts continue to be important and critical to our economic growth. more
The cost of arson in Rhode Island comes to millions of dollars each year, and the loss affects everyone through higher insurance premiums and higher taxes. The worst consequences, however, are not financial, but personal. Arson is a dangerous crime that devastates victims emotionally, financially and sometimes through injury or loss of life. more
BOSTON – More than 17,000 military-service members and consumers throughout the country targeted by a predatory lending scheme will receive $92 million in debt relief under a settlement filed last week involving Massachusetts, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other states, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced. more
The phrase “public school teacher” conjures myriad conflicting images and memories, depending on our personal experiences. more
Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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