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Regulation
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Much to the chagrin of high-energy-use companies, Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence, is looking to assess a fee on the sale of all fossil fuel in Rhode Island. Regunberg in January filed a bill calling for carbon pricing, claiming one way … more
Massachusetts regulators say many registered investment advisers in the state aren’t aware of the impact the new U.S. Department of Labor so-called “fiduciary rule” will have on them. more
“Approve” was the unanimous watchword of those who spoke before members of the Office of the Attorney General and the R.I. Department of Health at a public hearing in Westerly’s Town Hall to discuss the proposed merger that would affiliated Westerly Hospital with between Yale-New Haven Health Services Corp. more
BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
When Rep. Robert E. Craven sponsored a House bill for the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General that would make illegal the distribution of certain sexually implicit images, he did not foresee any controversy. The measure states a … more
This past week the General Assembly finally passed legislation to give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker signed an energy bill into law on Aug. 8 that would make Massachusetts significantly more reliant on hydropower from Canada, as well as wind power. The bill requires the big utilities – namely Eversource and … more
Who influences where we dine out? When couples get together, there tends to be one in the crowd with veto power. If that person does not care for the style of food suggested by the group, that choice is off the table. When vacationing, the dining … more
The antibacterial ingredients found in many hand soaps will be banned from sale in the U.S. under a new Food and Drug Administration rule meant to curb unintended effects, such as bacterial resistance or affecting hormone levels. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's recent decision to make changes to the state's energy regulatory commission comes at a time when there are a number of high-profile decisions facing state regulators, including Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's … more
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