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Last week Lifespan announced that it was considering merging the operations of The Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital in a cost-saving measure. Management said there would be no job or … more
The death of U.S. Sen. Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy last week after a long illness allowed his many supporters the chance to say goodbye and assess his legacy. Will businesses see it the same way that progressives do? more
When leaders of the state’s largest public employees union initially balked at letting rank-and-file members vote on a tentative deal with Gov. Donald L. Carcieri to avert layoffs, the governor refused to continue negotiating. more
Without an extension, the tax credit for first-time homebuyers in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will expire Dec. 1. Do you think it should be renewed? more
The General Assembly returns this week for a special session to consider the items that it left undone when it adjourned this summer. Should the state’s fiscal condition trump all other issues facing the legislature? more
According to figures released last month by the Carcieri administration, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has created or saved 1,703 jobs in Rhode Island through state spending. The question is, how widespread are its effects on the state’s businesses? more
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