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Regulation
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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
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
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting that General Electric Co. will not move its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Conn. to Georgia. more
Rhode Island may not be ready for a new statewide composting law that goes into effect Jan. 1, with two needed food-waste-to-energy facilities yet to be built and some businesses still unsure of how to comply. The food-waste ban passed in … more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. released its annual summary of deposits, showing that as of June 30 Santander Bank N.A. had gained the largest portion of the Rhode Island market share, even as market leader Citizens Bank grew its share as well. more
Daniel J. Forte is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts Bankers Association. He talks with PBN about recently introduced legislation that would increase the lending cap of credit unions. more
On a hot, sunny day in the fall of 2008, two Providence businessmen met at the office of the vice chairman of Providence's Board of Licenses to pay him $52,500 in bribes. Gordon D. Fox, then an East Side lawyer and state representative who … more
It may not be in common usage yet, but give net metering time. It will be. The term refers to what happens when an electricity customer installs a renewable-energy production facility that could end up generating more electricity than is … more
PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
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