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Much has been written about the rise of the gig economy, sharing economy, on-demand economy, 1099 economy, freelancer economy or whatever you prefer to call it. more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
Peter R. Orszag is a Bloomberg View columnist. He previously served as President Barack Obama's director of the Office of Management and Budget. more
Development is finally starting to take a foothold in Providence and throughout the state after years of inactivity while just to our north, Boston has experienced one of the largest building booms in the city’s history. more
Is slow economic growth here to stay? Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Ben Leubsdorf reports that this may be the case. more
On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. more
The latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration remind us that despite the relatively mild winter, Rhode Island households and businesses continue to pay up to 60 percent more than the national average for electricity and about 50 … more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
When you designed a sail logo to represent us to the world, did you not know that sailing is a sport in a death spiral? In the 1980s over 12 million Americans sailed. That number has sunk to 2 million. Was jousting not available? Have you … more
There has been a fair amount of buzz in the days after Prince’s death about his estate plan, whether he has a will, whether he did or did not do any planning. Time will see this out. more
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