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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signed into law, is forcing state agencies across the board to review all regulations and weed out those deemed either outdated or unnecessary.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
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert Lancia, R-Cranston, is reintroducing legislation that would create an Office of the Inspector General in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Jan. 27. Lancia said the inspector general would have broad powers to … more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien has issued an executive order establishing a Joint Planning Commission for the development of a new train station in the Pawtucket/Central Falls Station District. Comprised of members of the Pawtucket … 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
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
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a year-end operating surplus of $9.5 million Oct. 31, which will be used to pay down the city's multimillion dollar structural deficit. The surplus was realized largely due to a $3.77 million … more
PROVIDENCE – Nine members of the Providence City Council voted to set a May 2 special election for Ward 3 residents to vote on Councilman Kevin Jackson's political future, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported March 13. A weekend special meeting was … more
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