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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on regionalization is now. more
Back in January 2012, the Federal Reserve promised to keep its preferred measure of inflation close to 2 percent over the longer run. more
At a total estimated cost of around $1.5 trillion, the F-35 fighter plane is the most expensive weapons system in history. more
Thirty-nine years ago, on May 25, 1977, a movie was released with a somewhat ridiculous name: “Star Wars.” (It’s now called “Episode IV: A New Hope.”) Almost no one thought that it would do well, and nobody could have predicted it would become the defining saga of our era. How did it manage to do that? more
American airports, uninviting in the best of times, have lately descended into bedlam. Security lines are stretching for hours. Passengers are missing flights. more
On a nice weekend, I will ride my motorcycle for a few hours to clear my head and reflect on the previous week at the Statehouse. Our vehicles are much more than a mode of transportation. more
How could the good done by the majority of those receiving legislative grants be missed in the media frenzy over the abuse of a few? In the spirit of fairness, people need to look at the big picture. more
When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out. The diagnosis was a shock: Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS. more
Tribune Publishing’s shareholders could learn a thing or two from a company that sells Cinderella dresses and Frozen dolls. more
Why are markets and the media so obsessed with the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest-rate increase? The sheer intensity of their attention, I think, reveals a deeper problem: They don't understand what the Fed is ultimately trying to achieve. more
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