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Public Policy
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The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
Lamya Karim, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a $616,170 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how Type 2 diabetes weakens bones and results in patients being at much greater risk for fractures. more
(Updated 3:04 and 3:57 p.m.) “Reckless and unrealistic.” “An assault to our values as Rhode Islanders.” more
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island has the fifth-highest tax rate in the nation, according to a WalletHub survey released Tuesday in light of tax season. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Weekend commuter rail service to Providence Station could be eliminated for one year, along with all suburban Boston routes, as part of a package of budget cuts under review by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
The U.S. would be nothing if not for immigrants. more
As Providence looks to the General Assembly for more financial support, it's important to set a few ground rules. more
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