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Public Policy
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Dogged by a high and persistent unemployment rate coming out of the 2008-09 recession, Rhode Island's workforce has struggled to recover. But the state has seen progress recently. more
Operation Clean Government is holding Candidate School, a day-long educational seminar on Saturday about how to run for political office. more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
Rhode Island rentals have become unaffordable to many working residents, a national report released on Wednesday concluded, with the Ocean State characterized as among the top 20 most-expensive states in the United States. more
Legislation that could allow more foreclosed homeowners to stay in their homes, and repurchase them through nonprofit organizations, has been approved by the General Assembly. more
May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. 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
A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity said General Assembly lawmakers are on track to continue a negative public policy trend in 2016. more
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