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The General Assembly continued its efforts to improve the state’s tax climate in the recently ended 2014 session. more
BOSTON – The Attleboro Water Pollution Control Facility has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 2014 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award. … more
Rhode Island has a new job certification for a “renewable energy professional,” intended as a step toward making the state more attractive to businesses in the energy sector. more
As pockets of the real estate market in Rhode Island climb out of the economic sludge of recession, Providence’s minority neighborhoods have been purposely bypassed by Santander Bank’s prime mortgage lending, according to a May 29 lawsuit filed by the city against the U.S. operations of the Madrid-based bank. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has announced the new online Small Business Suggestion Box, a tool designed to incorporate business perspectives into the ongoing work of regulatory reform. The suggestion box is being launched by the R.I. Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Regulatory Reform, within the R.I. Department of Administration. more
What started as an experiment to curb early morning violence outside some downtown Providence nightclubs is now being proposed citywide for large clubs by Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Pare. more
The end of the year brings some good news to those who think that state government has been a hindrance to the progress of Rhode Island’s economy. more
Rhode Island is back at war with car-service apps Uber and Lyft. more
To the Editor: Rhode Island is spending more than $14,000 per student each year educating our public school students. However, the R.I. Department of Education recently reported that 31 percent of Rhode Island’s public schools are low-performing schools. The question is, “Why is the cost of education high and the performance low in many of Rhode Island’s public schools?” more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
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