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The city’s Department of Planning and Development received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. more
Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay $7.65 million to settle U.S. regulatory claims that it overstated its capital by billions of dollars after failing to report losses tied to its 2009 purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation Monday authorized a $3 million investment in the Slater Technology Fund’s new venture capital fund for Rhode Island energy sector startups. more
Colville Properties, owner of 28 rental properties in Fall River, has filed for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy protection, citing problems with the city’s crime rate, as well as fire and uncooperative bankers, according to news reports. more
Two years after Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee sped up the pace of review of the state’s business regulations, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Regulatory Reform has released its fourth and final report on the effort. more
The Federal Reserve is planning risk-based capital standards for banks that are tougher than those developed by their international counterparts, Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo will tell lawmakers Tuesday. more
Nearly two years ago, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced plans to accelerate the legislatively mandated review and reform of the state’s small-business regulatory regime. The plan had the potential to make a major improvement to the state’s business climate. more
PROVIDENCE – A new law that went into effect Aug. 31 will require unemployed Rhode Islanders filing for unemployment insurance for the first time must post their resumes to www.employri.org. more
BOSTON – Excel Recycling LLC of Dartmouth has been penalized $15,100 by the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection to resolve the company’s failure to notify the department and conduct timely cleanup actions for a waste-oil spill at its Charlton facility. more
When Rhode Island lawmakers this summer approved new state licenses for lactation consultants, many observers scratched their heads. more
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