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In Rhode Island those who work in law enforcement are all too often treated with disdain and blamed for everything from taxes to speeding tickets. more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP is growing again, this time adding nine attorneys as it opens a Boston office. The new attorneys are former members of Craig and Macauley, a Boston-based firm, including two of the founders. Four of the new members of PSH will join on May 1 as partners, while three will assume roles as senior counsels and two as associates. 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
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this month announced a settlement requiring an asphalt-manufacturing company comply with its Clean Air Act permit. more
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