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There's no secret that Rhode Island is having a bit of a problem finding enough money to invest in critical infrastructure, such as roads and bridges. The costs associated with providing even the basic state services continues to climb. On … more
2015 was not a good year for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n In August, the EPA polluted a Colorado river by causing the release of 3 million gallons of water contaminated with heavy metals, which can cause cancer and kidney … more
One of the strongest orthodoxies in modern economics is being challenged, and there could be big implications for the state of the profession. The new, rebellious ideas might also help us understand why financial bubbles happen. Economists … more
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to visit Providence's smaller neighbor to the north – Portland, Maine (population 66,000), where I have witnessed the slow, steady transformation of this seaside city from a tired, marine port town into a … more
America’s infrastructure made this country great. But for too long our roads and bridges have been neglected and fallen into disrepair. America stopped investing in itself when it stopped investing in its infrastructure. more
Sharply lower oil prices have rattled equity markets and are complicating economic policy across the world. But “oilmageddon” isn’t all bad -- and its benefits go beyond lower costs for consumers. more
You want change. What kind of leader can actually deliver it? This is a perennial question for the boards of corporations and other organizations in need of a turnaround. In the U.S. and other places where people are dissatisfied with the … more
Dear Editor: In response to your lead editorial on energy, "Renewable energy changes grid care, but we all should pay," published in the April 8 edition: More than 100 studies conducted across the country substantiate the dividends … more
A giant housing-debt hangover has been one of the main culprits behind the U.S. economy’s lackluster recovery from the 2008 recession. In one encouraging sign, new data from the Federal Reserve suggest that American homeowners might finally be getting out from under it. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
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