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Despite state regulators calling ride-hailing-app companies, such as Uber and Lyft, "wholly illegal," it's unlikely the popular taxi-like services will be shut down anytime soon in the Ocean State. The advent of the ride-hailing apps, known … more
PROVIDENCE –The American Trucking Associations urges rejection of a truck-only toll plan proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in May. Under a 10-year plan, the state will issue a $700 million revenue bond, to be repaid by electronic fees … more
PROVIDENCE – The State Investment Commission last month unanimously approved a new investment policy proposed by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. It's the first time in its history that the commission has adopted a formal policy on transparency. … more
To reduce Rhode Island’s status as a “national outlier” regarding its temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver insurance programs, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is recommending that the General Assembly explore potential reforms to save money. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. 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
PROVIDENCE – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has unveiled legislation that aims to strengthen and increase the transparency of Rhode Island's lobbying laws. The Lobbying Reform Act of 2015 would replace existing legislative- and … more
Businesses have long been subsidizing the cost of municipal solid waste in Rhode Island, as municipalities have paid the same rate to dump trash for more than two decades while receiving some of that back from landfill profits. But time is … more
The newly updated Providence zoning ordinance will be applied to the former Interstate 195 lands now being marketed for development. more
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