public notices http://ripr.org en The Chafee budget item you are not reading about in newspapers http://ripr.org/post/chafee-budget-item-you-are-not-reading-about-newspapers <p>Buried deep in Governor Chafeeā€™s budget is a provision that would save Rhode Islanders several million dollars annually by ending corporate welfare for the beleaguered newspaper industry.</p><p>Currently there are more than 250 requirements for legal notices and advertisements to be published in newspapers. These are the agate type legal ads for such things as foreclosures, tax liens, bankruptcy proceedings, public board meetings and the like.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:28:16 +0000 Scott MacKay 27833 at http://ripr.org