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(Updated, 1:20 p.m.) The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the elimination of an upfront billing adjustment cost on customers who switch to competitive electricity suppliers, setting the stage for all ratepayers to pick up the difference. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
(Updated 11:36 a.m. and 2:08 p.m.) The Affordable Care Act survived a Supreme Court challenge, meaning that all qualified Americans may receive subsidies that make insurance affordable, regardless of where they live, the Washington Post reported. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
Activity on the industrial waterfront of Providence, including its deepwater port, is measured in tons and vessel calls, and the economic impact of its imports and exports. Nearly 200 ships slide up to Providence berths each year, … more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) The four health insurance companies that do business in Rhode Island have submitted their 2016 insurance rate increase requests with the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, but they have until June 1 to make additional changes. more
The newly updated Providence zoning ordinance will be applied to the former Interstate 195 lands now being marketed for development. more
(Updated 2:44 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order on Tuesday designed to improve Rhode Island’s regulatory climate in an effort to make the Ocean State a more welcoming place to start and grow a business. more
President of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors discusses recent efforts to attach new taxes in Rhode Island to property transactions. more
Since 1993, most packaged food sold in the U.S. has been required to include a Nutrition Facts label that lists the amount of fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein, carbohydrates, fiber and sugar in a serving, and includes some information on … more
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