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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force met for the first time last month to begin work on a statewide strategy to prevent and treat drug addiction and reverse the rising tide of overdose deaths in … more
Within the 39 Rhode Island cities and towns there are 22 different sets of rules for wetlands development. The individual principles at the municipal level have largely been shaped by decades' worth of disagreements and compromise between … more
Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha for certain patients, making it the second in a new class of treatments to come to market. more
Last week's release of the yearly tax credit and incentive report by the R.I. Division of Taxation shone a light once again on the price of many tax-incentive programs the state has enacted through the years. According to acting Director of … more
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
The board that began overseeing the MBTA has signed off on an arrangement that the transit authority reached with Keolis Commuter Services to improve performance, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. more
Three federal regulators on Wednesday ordered Citizens Financial Group Inc. and its subsidiaries to pay at least $34.5 million in federal fines, a civil penalty and restitution for failing to credit some consumers with the full amount of their deposits. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
A new law enacted in July that grants property tax exemptions on unoccupied new construction or renovations permitted after July 1 could help spur speculative construction short-circuited by the Great Recession, Rhode Island builders say. … more
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