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Libraries and classrooms across the region have been particularly vibrant this month. Public officials reading books to students, special visitors sharing their skills and stories, programs … more
That didn’t take long. On Monday came news that the proposed state pension settlement unveiled on Valentine’s Day has hit a seemingly major roadblock, with one of six groups of impacted workers … more
One way to stimulate the Rhode Island economy and attract more business to the state is to make it easier for companies to set up shop so that more Rhode Islanders can get back to work.  Last … more
Is it time for term limits? Are we ready to axe the master lever? Should we grant the governor a line-item veto? Allan Fung, Cranston’s mayor and a candidate for the Republican gubernatorial … more
It’s often thought cynical to say that moments of crisis create opportunity. For the Ocean State, the broadly positive reaction to Cranston Democrat Nicholas Mattiello’s ascension to the … more
Last month, as an agreement was announced that would settle legal challenges to Rhode Island’s public pension reform, criticism was focused largely on the closed-door nature of the … more
For the first time in seven years, the Rhode Island Coalition of the Homeless was able to announce a decrease in the overall homeless population when they released 2013 data at the State House last … more
Envisioning Rhode Island as the “Silicon Valley of Food” may sound audacious. Proposing legislation that would designate calamari as the state’s official appetizer has already drawn significant … more
It’s been nearly a week since state officials and the legal representation for public unions announced a deal that would settle court challenges to Rhode Island’s landmark pension … more
It seemed, for a handful of days, like this week might have become one of the most significant in the state’s history. And while major anticipated developments have been delayed, the issue at hand … more
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