Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
Regulation
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Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
A group of Rhode Island motor vehicle companies has filed a court complaint seeking to block a state requirement that all vehicles for hire charge customers at least $40 a trip. more
Mayor Angel Taveras has signed an amendment to Providence’s zoning ordinance designed to block mixed-use development along the Allens Avenue waterfront and protect industrial uses there. more
Two years ago, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced an initiative to accelerate a four-year regulatory review process, directing state agencies to make government more efficient, streamline processes and reduce the regulatory impact on small businesses. more
A higher deduction is now being allowed for business assets, according to the state Department of Revenue’s Division of Taxation. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Rhode Island’s corporate income tax rate dropped to 7 percent from 9 percent, and the franchise tax was officially repealed, as part of several tax changes that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Division of Taxation. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo started work three weeks ahead of her Jan. 6 inauguration at a Jobs Summit that participants and supporters hope will position her administration to hit the ground running. more
Rhode Island ranked No. 1 in the country for the highest percentage of monthly marijuana users, according to federal data. more
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