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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week finalized consumer protections for prepaid account users, which are among the fastest-growing consumer financial products in the United States. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds. more
Federal Reserve-watching can be a guessing game, and August and September are a perfect case in point. Federal funds futures markets priced in little chance of an interest rate increase immediately after the July meeting of the U.S. central bank. more
The development team that is renovating a historic Jewelry District manufacturing building wants to pair it with new construction on an adjoining, vacant parcel in the I-195 Redevelopment District. more
Rep. Brian C. Newberry, R-North Smithfield, will run for re-election this year unopposed for the first time. Initially elected in November 2008, he was named House minority leader in May 2011. He will not seek to continue as House minority leader, … more
Will the latest report examining a public body charged with regulating private business yield changes that will improve the business climate here? Past experience does not yield an optimistic expectation for action. The investigation du … more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
(Updated 3:09 and 4:46 p.m.) Citing demand, cost and reliability, the R.I. Public Utilities Commission is urging state regulators to approve a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. more
As the revelations about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practices have mounted, her supporters have hit on a counterintuitive defense: perhaps she shouldn’t have had to disclose them anyway. more
The Providence Board of Licenses is not serving the people at an acceptable required standard and significant changes are necessary. That’s according to former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine, who was commissioned by the Providence City Council in March to review the embattled city board. more
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