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Barely a week goes by, it seems, without the announcement of one targeted grant or another by the Rhode Island Foundation, either from its own funds or from funds that it administers for donors. It should not be a surprise when the state's … more
Since becoming the University of Rhode Island's president in July 2009, David M. Dooley has been unfailingly bullish on URI's potential to become one of the nation's elite research institutions. A look at his record indicates that despite strong … more
Last week Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter entered a final judgment on the settlement of the public-employee pension reforms enacted over two different gubernatorial administrations. Yes, there is still a period for those affected to … more
June 30 came and went, and Congress did not reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. That lack of action will hurt Rhode Island's economy. Based on information provided by U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, the Ex-Im Bank has helped Ocean State … more
As the summer heats up, the political season is cooling down, but it's not all sunny and clear weather going forward. more
The General Assembly last week offered another example of why Rhode Island has such a difficult time attracting investment, when it left hanging into the final hours of the legislative session a proposal to control tax treaties for the former … more
Once heavy lifting of the fiscal 2016 budget was behind it, the General Assembly faced some important end-of-session work. Unfortunately, one proposal that stood out for action – but was denied – is what Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has named … more
Have you been enjoying the traffic patterns and smooth rides on Providence's Weybosset Street, courtesy federally and city-funded work done in the last three-plus years? If you haven't, better take a drive there now, because one of the … more
Historic moments don't come often. But if that phrase can be applied to any happening at the Statehouse, it surely is appropriate to do so for the unanimous passing of the fiscal 2016 budget by the R.I. House of Representatives. What was … more
Rhode Island pays more than it should for fire protection compared with the rest of the nation. As a result city and state officials have been trying to rein in some of the practices that lead to that issue. And we're not even talking about the … more
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