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Editorials
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's choices for key positions in her administration have demonstrated she wants to change the way things are done in the Ocean State. But at the same time she has … more
Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee had an oft-repeated mantra – improve the overall conditions for business and hide the incentives, and companies will beat a path to your door. That approach arguably may have worked during his tenure as mayor … more
Businesses know that investment is the prelude to future profitability. Without it, the enterprise withers and dies sooner or later. Much of the resistance to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's truck-tolling plan to invest in our roads and bridges is … more
With their announcement last week of a plan to start tolling large commercial vehicles traveling through Rhode Island to pay for $700 million in bridge and highway repairs over the next 10 years, the state's elected leaders have shown they … 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
Take a moment to examine this week's cover. That's right, all that red you see represents surface parking lots in Providence's downtown. To all those people who over the years have complained that there isn't enough parking in the city, the response … more
Isn't it time that some serious effort is spent on fixing our roads and bridges, before deferred maintenance and outdated bridges lead to a tragedy of major proportions? Not possible? Just ask the citizens of Minnesota, where the 2007 … more
Business success never happened because an enterprise sat around waiting for it to happen. So why should Rhode Island follow the same path? That is the essence of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's message to the state's citizens, but it must be heard … more
As the weather heats up, the discussion over what will happen with the Pawtucket Red Sox will as well. Providence attorney James J. Skeffington, lead partner of the investment group that bought the minor league club, could not have been … more
Late last week, ProvPort, the nonprofit, public-private partnership that owns and operates the Port of Providence, released an economic impact report on its 20th anniversary. The topline of the … more
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