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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
For Rep. John "Jay" G. Edwards, D-Tiverton, it's a story of what's fair, in attempting to corral what he considers "the wild, wild West" of unregulated transportation network companies. TNCs, such as popular, app-based Uber and Lyft, break … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
(Updated 3:23 p.m.) The House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that could have a major impact on the future of the proposed power plant in Burrillville. 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
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
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