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Regulation
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BOSTON – If Massachusetts voters approve an expected ballot measure this fall legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the state could become home to a $1.2 billion cannabis industry by 2020, according to a report. The research, … more
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Administration is implementing a standardized payment policy for general revenue-funded community service grants. The policy, announced in a July 14 press release, standardizes grant payment across the … more
With the Administrative Procedures Act, state government is once again tackling the seemingly impenetrable thicket of regulations that businesses across the spectrum have been decrying for years. Once again, because it was not that long ago … more
ATTLEBORO – Local communities are bracing for the cost to implement new stormwater rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency. An effort by the state to intervene could offer some relief, but some environmentalists contend it would … more
Crossing your fingers and hoping you are not hit with a cyberattack is not the best line of defense for any business. Recent government enforcement actions, particularly in the financial-services industry, make it clear that hackers are not the only … more
The spread of parking meters in Providence from the downtown business district into surrounding neighborhoods with popular business centers, including Wayland Square and Federal Hill, has unleashed a wave of criticism from small-business owners. … more
The Administrative Procedures Act, recently signed into law, is forcing state agencies across the board to review all regulations and weed out those deemed either outdated or unnecessary. "It is a substantial piece of legislation that … more
Mergers in the health care field, unlike in many other industries, are less about creating more revenue and profits and more about cutting down on losses. Hospitals with rare exceptions are money losers. And with the growing emphasis on … more
BOSTON – The state's solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generous incentive for the industry has quietly evaporated, The Boston Globe reported last week. For years, the state has issued what are known as solar … more
NEW BEDFORD – Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be subject to a battery of new regulations, possibly closed fishing areas and stricter size standards, to try to save the crustacean's population. The number of adult … more
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