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If the state's public officials want to make a real difference in Rhode Island's future, they should spend less time on getting to the bottom of the 38 Studios mess and more, a lot more, on the looming public-finance meltdown over unfunded liabilities for local pensions and other post-employment benefits (also known as OPEBs). more
To the Editor: Are you kidding? ("Smart incentive programs start to yield economic fruit for R.I.," Jan. 9, 2016) Do you guys really believe the awarding of a $450,000 tax credit over a 10-year period was the element that precipitated the … more
Starting Monday, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority raised toll prices for E-ZPass customers who fail to mount their transponders correctly. more
(Updated, 5:35 p.m. and 6 p.m.) Morgan Stanley was alone among the largest U.S. banks in stumbling through the Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests, getting conditional approval to make payouts to shareholders. Thirty other firms passed, while two subsidiaries failed, including Santander Bank. more
When it comes to being an advocate of good government here in Rhode Island, patience is not only a virtue, it's a pragmatic necessity. That's because the pace of reform is a slow grind from one major issue to the next. Every reform issue that has … more
(Updated 3:10 p.m.) The seasonal ferry service between Providence and Newport proved to be a success, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Friday. more
(Updated 8:32 a.m.) The R.I. Public Transit Authority has initiated a market study to consider options for expanding service to Quonset Business Park, one of the largest employment centers in the state without direct service. more
An Arizona firm that provides website design to destination marketing organizations has been hired to revamp the visitrhodeisland.com website. more
(Updated, 8:10 a.m., Aug. 12) The board of directors for the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Thursday it had voted to approve the 2017 Ten-Year Renewal and Replacement Plan. more
(Updated 10:04 a.m. and 12:14 and 2:32 p.m.) RhodeWorks, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s truck toll plan to improve the state’s deteriorating bridges and roads, is now law. more
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