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Regulation
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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
Sidney “Macky” McCleary has been nominated by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to be the state’s new administrator of the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers effective Sept. 5. more
Darin Tripoli, owner of Sunshine Vape, has a dim view of the purpose of federal regulation of electronic cigarettes. The new rules, announced in early May, will require e-cigarette-related businesses to obtain U.S. Food and Drug … more
Pending Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s signature, Rhode Island will establish a new advisory council to oversee local pension plans, which together are underfunded by more than $2 billion. more
It’s natural to evaluate Donald Trump’s appointments by whether we agree with the stances of the appointees. more
Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said inflation and unemployment haven’t reached levels that would justify an increase in interest rates, even without risks from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. more
PROVIDENCE – Further improving Rhode Island's business climate, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Jan. 6 employers will see a significant reduction in their unemployment tax rate for the first time in 25 years. R.I. employers will save … more
When I first ran for office, I campaigned on a platform of “environmental economics.” What does that mean? It means putting wind turbines, solar arrays and small-scale renewable energy projects at the forefront of economic development. more
In an ongoing effort to improve the business licensing experience in Providence, the city has unveiled a new “licensing kiosk,” designed to streamline the process. more
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