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Regulation
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What is the economic and cultural impact of the largest nonprofits based in Providence? By many measures, they help to define the capital city, which draws its identity in large part through the contributions of its universities and hospitals. … more
Providence hotels, top-flight office buildings and luxury apartments are among the most valuable properties in the city, based on the latest reassessment, which indicates a strengthening of commercial sales and income. Overall, the … more
ATTLEBORO – Local communities are bracing for the cost to implement new stormwater rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency. An effort by the state to intervene could offer some relief, but some environmentalists contend it would … 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
You’ve been waiting more than four years since Congress passed the JOBS Act to use equity crowdfunding to raise capital for your company. 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
Pay to play took on a new meaning recently, when New Shoreham officials asked National Grid PLC to pay "a large sum" of money in exchange for granting a request for a delay in the completion date of the undersea power cable that is being laid to … 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
When I first ran for office, I campaigned on a platform of “environmental economics.” What does that mean? It means putting wind turbines, solar arrays and small-scale renewable energy projects at the forefront of economic development. more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
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