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Two public goods should come from completion of the investigation and prosecution of Gordon D. Fox, former speaker of the R.I. House, last week. The first is obviously the conviction and sentencing of a corrupt elected official. … more
Federal health care reform set in motion a complex wave of changes in how health insurance is provided, paid for and acquired by consumers. Five years into the federal law, often called Obamacare, employers, health care providers and businesses … more
Large businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are urging the Supreme Court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage. more
The R.I. Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the R.I. Superior Court that the 2011 Casino Act is not unconstitutional. more
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, which would end a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. more
Former Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has been named litigation shareholder in international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Boston office, the firm announced Monday. more
A federal court jury on Thursday convicted a 34-year-old Providence man in connection with a counterfeit check scheme that defrauded local banks of at least $800,000. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo launched the “RI Pay Equity Tip Line,” a telephone line allowing women and men to report employers who violate state law that bans gender-based wage discrimination. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
It’s February, the month for love. Your Statehouse bulges with people who profess to love you. Now make them give you a Valentine’s bouquet of healthy legislation. State laws and regulations … more
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