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The votes against allowing casinos in two Massachusetts towns reveal clear winners and losers as they shed light on the continuing expansion of gambling in the Bay State, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
In a joint statement issued late Friday afternoon, R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner and HealthSource RI Director Christine Ferguson said Rhode Island will not allow insurers to continue the sale of policies canceled under the Affordable Care Act, despite President Barack Obama’s decision to grant Americans who received cancellation notices a one-year reprieve. more
If you haven’t heard of it, Uber is a smartphone-driven way for a person to summon a car, driven by an independent contractor, without the regulations (and fare structure) that come with the highly managed taxi industry. And it’s causing quite a stir in the Ocean State. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Monday that Rhode Island will receive $230,000 as its share of a multistate settlement with Google Inc. concerning its alleged practice of tracking its users’ browsing histories without their consent. more
At a Tuesday morning hearing, R.I. Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein approved the sale of Landmark Medical Center to Prime Healthcare Services of Ontario, Calif. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee joined state officials at the Rhode Island Association of Realtors headquarters in Warwick Thursday morning to launch the state’s new e-licensing system, designed to make obtaining or renewing a business license in Rhode Island simpler and more convenient. more
Rhode Island has joined seven other states, including Massachusetts and Connecticut, in petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require states upwind of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions to reduce air pollution generated within their borders. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court in support of the Massachusetts lawsuit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seeking to reverse a federal regulation that reduces ground-fishing allotments by 77 percent. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded two Wetland Program Development Grants to Rhode Island out of 16 grants totaling $1.5 million for projects in New England, the EPA announced Tuesday. more
U.S. regulators are studying whether restrictions on marijuana should be eased, a step toward decriminalizing the drug at the federal level. more
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