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Regulation
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PROVIDENCE – A new rule requiring first responders to administer 30 minutes of CPR to cardiac-arrest patients prior to being transferred to the hospital is set to go into effect March 1, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Feb. 11. The protocol is being rolled … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza met with state legislators March 6 to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. A bill to tax … more
Citing Annals of Internal Medicine data that found physicians spend approximately 50 percent of their time on administrative tasks and only 27 percent of their time engaging with patients, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s most recent Tracking Trends newsletter asserts that regulations are unduly burdening hospitals and other health care entities. more
When scientists disagree on something, as they do on the wisdom of the planned “March for Science,” they tend to disagree in an instructive way. more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
New England Institute of Technology President Richard I. Gouse announced Tuesday that the university has been granted general authority to award master of science degrees by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. more
For Rep. John "Jay" G. Edwards, D-Tiverton, it's a story of what's fair, in attempting to corral what he considers "the wild, wild West" of unregulated transportation network companies. TNCs, such as popular, app-based Uber and Lyft, break … more
Rhode Island employers who have spent years creating compensation policies are grappling with a new federal regulation that greatly expands the range of salaried employees who can earn overtime. Under an administrative rule announced … more
Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it's more than a policy-wonk's fantasy. more
Rhode Island lawmakers approved one bill this session concerning gun control, a measure that strengthens the process to compel people convicted of domestic violence to relinquish their guns within 24 hours. Left unapproved were a host of … more
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