Updated March 30 at 1:30pm
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BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month new regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
PROVIDENCE – A judge has allowed the Wyatt Detention Center in Central Falls to enter into receivership after officials said the facility is facing serious fiscal problems, WPRI-TV Channel 12 reported on its website last week. more
BOSTON – State officials say they have uncovered an unemployment-insurance scheme involving nearly 600 fraudulent claims, The Associated Press reported last week. more
BOSTON – The Mass. Division of Insurance last week rejected a rate request that Attorney General Martha Coakley said would have cost homeowners an additional $16 million in policy premiums. more
Taking steps to make college more affordable has contributed to significant increases in enrollment at four of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges and universities, at a time when other schools are reporting stasis or declines. more
Rhode Island is back at war with car-service apps Uber and Lyft. more
When American tobacco companies settled a landmark lawsuit over the harmful health effects of their products 16 years ago, many state and local governments cashed in immediately on payments supposed to last generations. more
“There Were No Convictions of Bankers for Good Reason” is the headline of a post by Mark F. Pomerantz, a lawyer and retired partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in The New York Times’ Room for Debate discussion: more
BOSTON – The city is suing the Mass. Gaming Commission, challenging the commission’s awarding of the sole Boston-area casino license to a Wynn Resorts project in Everett, according to the Boston Globe’s website. more
With her denial last week on the motion to dismiss the state-worker lawsuit filed to overturn changes made to public-employee pension plans, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter has tipped her hand as to how the trial itself will go once it begins in September (hint: it looks like she will rule in favor of the unions). But more importantly, she has added fuel to the argument that the case should be shifted to federal court. more
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