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House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
PROVIDENCE – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner wants more stringent regulatory oversight of private-equity investment expenses, saying the opacity of current standards puts Rhode Island in an unfavorable negotiating position. Despite his … more
Beverly Scott, who left as head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in April following massive failures of the region’s largest mass transit system, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board. more
The U.S. House passed a three-month highway funding bill as members prepare to leave for an August recess without considering a long-term proposal by the Senate. more
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he will not sign a financial guarantee to cover cost overruns associated with the 2024 Olympic summer games, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Why did you select your profession? A law degree opens doors to helping people seek justice. Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? Continuing to assist organizations and individuals in achieving their professional and … more
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
When the George W. Bush Institute commissioned Nobel-winning economist Edward Prescott to analyze its proposal to generate 4 percent annual growth for the U.S., the famously pro-free-market Prescott replied that a target of 3 percent was better for the long run. more
Hours before the first face-off of the Democratic presidential campaign, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley stood in the far left corner of the White Star Ale House, a sleek bar in downtown Cedar Rapids, greeting a line of voters, some committed, others not so much. more
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