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Public Policy
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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
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
The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said $20 million from a $74.9 billion fiscal 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill has been earmarked to build a new, state-of-the-art National Guard Readiness Center. 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
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
Nearly $58,000 in grants has been awarded to local historic preservation programs by the R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. more
The state’s new tourism campaign is coming to the Blackstone Valley later this month so Rhode Islanders can continue to make it their own. more
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport’s waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. more
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