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STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Raimondo Signs Executive Order, Commits to Controlling Growth of Health Care Spending in Rhode Island

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order establishing an official target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island: 3.2% annual growth through 2022.

Rhode Island ranked No. 37 in 2019 business climate index

Rhode Island finished at No. 37 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Rhode Island not on track to tax online sales

Rhode Island is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Rhode Island posted 26th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Rhode Island ranked No. 26 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Rhode Island posted 22nd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Rhode Island ranked No. 22 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Rhode Island posted 23rd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Rhode Island ranked No. 23 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Rhode Island gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Rhode Island ranked No. 35 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

BROWN UNIVERSITY: As midterm elections near, Tom Perez and Michael Steele talk voting and partisanship

In a forum titled “Across the Aisle: Before the Midterms” at Brown University on Thursday, Oct. 25, Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Tom Perez and former Republican National Committee (RNC) chair Michael Steele led a lively discussion on the midterm elections, the polarization of politics and the importance of voting.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Applauds FDA's Steps to Address the Epidemic of Youth Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices

As the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products from its retail stores and having never sold e-cigarettes and vaping devices CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today applauded the enforcement actions taken by the U.S.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Statement on Ohio Auditor of the State’s Report on Pharmacy Benefit Managers

CVS Caremark works hard every day to help its Ohio Medicaid clients manage their drug costs and make it possible for Medicaid recipients to have access to the vital medications that they need.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Statement on Ohio Department of Medicaid's Pass-Through Pricing Requirements

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is actively working with its Ohio Managed Medicaid clients to restructure its contracts to implement the Ohio Department of Medicaid's new "pass-through" pricing model requirement, effective January 1, 2019.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

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